Top 6 (Independent) Microsoft Active Directory Integration Experts to Follow

Blatant self-promotion, but I wanted to share a blog post from OneLogin that gives their list of top Active Directory experts (including me) and our top tips on "What you should never do when working with Active Directory". Top 6 (Independent) Microsoft Active Directory Integration Experts to Follow Does anyone else have any other “No … Continue reading Top 6 (Independent) Microsoft Active Directory Integration Experts to Follow

Active Directory: Forest Recovery – Whitepaper updated.

Microsoft have updated the must read Active Directory document on Active Directory Forest Recovery. “The guide contains best-practice recommendations for recovering an Active Directory forest if forest-wide failure renders all domain controllers in the forest incapable of functioning normally. The steps, which you must customize for your particular environment, describe how to recover the entire … Continue reading Active Directory: Forest Recovery – Whitepaper updated.

Best Practices for Securing Active Directory

  Microsoft have released a new document which contains best practice recommendations to assist organisations in enhancing the security of their Active Directory installations. Microsoft state that “In implementing these recommendations, organisations will be able to identify and prioritise security activities, protect key segments of their organisation’s computing infrastructure and create controls that significantly decrease … Continue reading Best Practices for Securing Active Directory

Win a trip to TechEd Europe 2013 and be part of the TechNet team

Impress your boss without having to put a dent in the training budget by winning tickets to TechEd Europe. It's the premier annual Microsoft event for IT professionals from the 25th to 28th June 2013. You'll be able to improve your knowledge, talk to leading experts face to face and gain valuable information that'll put … Continue reading Win a trip to TechEd Europe 2013 and be part of the TechNet team

Active Directory: Mergers and Divestitures – Spoof a domain to implement a DFS Namespace.

  I have just returned from the MVP summit in Redmond, where I spent the best part of a week with the Active Directory Product Group and other Directory Services MVP’s.  In conversation with a fellow Directory Services MVP Microsoft PFE Mike Kline, I mentioned a way that I had spoofed a domain to ensure … Continue reading Active Directory: Mergers and Divestitures – Spoof a domain to implement a DFS Namespace.