Windows Logon Options in Vista/2008: Part Two of Two

Mike here. Blog time again… Previously, I wrote about two of the policy settings under the computer configuration. Today, I’ll finish writing about the Windows Logon Options policy category by covering the remaining policy setting under the computer configuration and all of the policy settings under the user configuration. All operating systems based on Windows… Read more

Windows Logon Options in Vista/2008: Part One of Two

Mike here again. This is the first of a two part series that originally published on the Group Policy Team blog – updated for Windows Server 2008. I wanted to bring to your attention some new policy settings for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista. The Windows Logon Options policy settings are located under both… Read more

Understanding “Read Only Domain Controller” authentication

Hello there. Bob Drake here to discuss how Windows Server 2008 “Read Only Domain Controllers” (RODC’s) authenticate users differently from the way Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 standard domain controllers do. The “Read Only Domain Controller” is new to Windows Server 2008 and allows for the installation of a domain controller to accommodate… Read more