Tag: Windows Server

Active Directory: A user cannot be in more than 1015 groups.

In any Microsoft Active Directory forest, a user can only a member of 1024 groups but after allowing for up to 9 well known SIDS this number is actually 1015. See KB http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328889 If a user […]

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 […]

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008 R2 – Updated

I have previously written about this, but feel it’s worthy of another mention.  Microsoft have hidden away on their WHDC (Windows Hardware Developer Central) website, an excellent document on Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server […]

Threats and Countermeasures Guide: Security Settings in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

  If you are looking to understand what the security policies in Windows 7 and 2008 R2 mean and how they can impact your environment, then this guide is a must read. Threats and Countermeasures […]

Clean up after installing Service Pack 1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

After installing Service Pack 1 on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, by default you have the ability to uninstall the Service Pack and rollback to the previous state. If you are confident that […]

Microsoft support policy for large (4K) sector drives in Windows

Microsoft have just released this interesting KB article on large sector drive support in various versions of Windows. Over the next few years, the data storage industry will be transitioning the physical format of hard […]

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 SP1 Resources and Information.

Wednesday evening (16th February) saw the release to TechNet and MSDN, the RTM binaries for Service Pack 1.  Next week (February 22nd) will see the general availabilty of Service Pack 1. Information that is relevant to Service Pack […]