RSA Key Blocking is Here!

Hello everyone. Jonathan here again with another Public Service Announcement post. Today, Microsoft has published a new Security Advisory: Microsoft Security Advisory (2661254): Update For Minimum Certificate Key Length The Security Advisory and the accompanying KB article have complete information about the software update, but the key takeaway is that this update is now available… Read more

Friday Mail Sack: Drop the dope, hippy! edition

Hi all, Ned here again with an actual back to back mail sack. This week we discuss: Running out of USNs and Versions DFSR RDC LAN WAN FWIW AOK NPS and dotted NetBIOS domain names USMT and the case of the failing sourcepriority Revisiting NIC teaming Weird DFSR files MaxConcurrentAPI in depth (elsewhere) KB2663685 DFSR… Read more

New DS Content for 3/13–3/19

Hello again everyone.  Last week we had one new KB article for DFSR replication: 2517913 Distributed File System Replication (DFSR) no longer replicates files after restoring a virtualized server’s snapshot Also, be sure to check out our TechNet Wiki site for new content as well: DSForum: Event ID 5719 source Netlogon Problems running Active Directory… Read more

New KB Articles 2/20–2/26

Hi everyone – we only have 2 articles this week, and one is an update to an existing article: Article # Title 951003 How to configure DFSR file-type compression in Windows Server 2008 2493506 Redirecting the user’s Documents folder to their home directory fails when “Grant the user exclusive rights to Documents” is selected… Read more

New KB Articles 2/6–2/19

I was out of the office last week and did not have a chance to post the new KB articles, so this week you’re in for double the fun.  There are quite a few updates between the last two weeks.  Here they are, separated by week: 2/13/2011 – 2/19/2011 Article # Title 977611 After you… Read more

New Directory Services Content 1/30–2/5

Hi everyone – we’ve had a few weeks where we did not have any new KB articles posted for DS.  This week we have 3 new articles: 2028495 – How to troubleshoot Active Directory operations that fail with error 8606: “Insufficient attributes were given to create an object” 2023591 – Information about the User State… Read more

New Directory Services Content 1/2-1/8

Quick update for everyone – there were two articles released last week: KB Title 2492852 SYSVOL Migrations from FRS to DFSR may fail when migrating on Windows Server 2008 SP1 2459083 Robocopy may report error 1338 “The security descriptor structure is invalid” or error 87 “The parameter is incorrect” when copying data from CIFS file… Read more

New Directory Services KB Articles

Hi everyone, we have a few new and updated articles from last week that are Directory Services related.  Content ID Title 951581 LDAP queries are executed more slowly than expected in the AD or LDS/ADAM directory service and Event ID 1644 may be logged 933430 Clients cannot make connections if you require client certificates on… Read more

New Directory Services Content 10/24-10/30

KB Articles Article No Title 314282 Lingering objects may remain after you bring an out-of-date global catalog server back online 2447414 User GPP Scheduled Task item fails to apply and logs event id: 4098 with 0x80070005 “Access is denied.” 919151 Error message when 64-bit versions of ADPREP fail to execute when they run on 32-bit… Read more

New Directory Services Content 10/10–10/16

Hi folks – sorry for not posting any new content the last few weeks.  We have not had any public KBs that were related, and now we have a few to make up for the missing weeks.  Enjoy! Blogs ID Title 947222 When you redirect the Documents folder on a Windows Vista-based or Windows 7-based… Read more