Tag: Microsoft

The hidden benefit of hacking your own Active Directory?

This summary stems from a brief conversation within a peer circle. A parallax perspective on the issue of passwords.  Most IT organisations have an IT Security policy, which defines the required password parameters for an organisation.  […]

Active Directory: What to learn next?

The Microsoft MVP summit was held last week (3rd – 7th November) in Redmond, where I had the good fortune to spend the week with members of various Microsoft product teams that are responsible for […]

Microsoft accounces MUTE for Enterprises.

What’s in a name? Microsoft have announced a new conference “MUTE for Enterprises” which is a wordplay on their current working title of “Microsoft’s Unified Technology Event for Enterprises”. MUTE is scheduled to take place […]

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2012 R2

Unlike previous versions of this vital information, this is not currently available as a word download, but only as web based information. These can now be downloaded in PDF format from here. Performance Tuning Guidelines […]

MaxTokenSize – Change of recommendation from Microsoft.

  Microsoft have stated for numerous years that anyone with Kerberos authentication issues often due to users being in multiple groups and commonly known as Token Bloat should increase the MaxTokenSize to 65535 bytes. Whilst […]

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 […]

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 […]