New Directory Services Content 5/16-5/22

KB 983254 The first data point that is in a Performance Monitor log .csv file may be a larger number than expected in a Windows Server 2003-based domain Blogs File Services management pack has been released ADFS/SharePoint webcast w/Brjann Brekkan Group Policy Setting of the Week 26 – Do not automatically make redirected folders available… Read more

New Directory Services Content 5/9-5/15

KB 972779 Some smart cards performing requests cause performance issues 978098 Errors when you have a large “Folder Redirection” policy settings file in Windows Vista, in Windows 7, in Windows Server 2008, or in Windows Server 2008 R2 982822 Some providers may receive an incorrect password value from the OLEDB32 component if the password in… Read more

New Directory Services KB Articles/Blogs 5/2-5/8

KB 982879 Microsoft Advisory Services Engagement Scenario – Internet Explorer 7 and 8 Group Policy Deployment 979230 TCP connections fail intermittently when both endpoints are on the same computer in Windows Server 2003 SP2 982813 How to restore IIS and clean up Active Directory when you uninstall Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 978309 IPv6 transition… Read more

New Directory Services KB Articles 4/25-5/1

KB 980650 You cannot generate FSRM reports in Windows Server 2008 if the policy for the United States FIPS compliant algorithms is enabled 979522 A Windows Server 2003-based terminal server stops responding after many users log on to it and log off from it 981607 A client cannot automatically join a domain that contains RODCs… Read more

New Directory Services KB Articles/Blogs 4/11-4/17

KB 982591 Startup application may not run after disabled and re-enabled in MSConfig 977629 Terminal Services Group Policies may not take effect in Windows Server 2003 after a terminal server restart 973284 ADAM service runs slowly or stops responding during garbage collection 976452 Error message on a blue screen when you perform an operation to… Read more

New Directory Services KB Articles/Blogs 4/4-4/10

KB 980794 System state backup error in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Vista: “Enumeration of the files failed” Blogs Enabling CEP and CES to enroll non-domain joined computers for certificates Friday Mail Sack – While the Ned’s Away Edition Group Policy Setting of the week 22 – Enable Transparent Caching (Offline Files) AD WS… Read more

New Directory Services KB Articles/Blogs 3/28-4/3

KB 979751 A domain user account that has a blank password cannot be used to authenticate against Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 or against Windows Live SkyDrive Blogs Best practices around Active Directory Authoritative Restores in Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Tuning replication performance in DFSR (especially on Win2008 R2) Friday Mail Sack – Marshmallow Bird… Read more

New Directory Services KB Articles/Blogs 3/21-3/27

KB 981477 You cannot run a TS RemoteApp application in Windows XP SP2 981478 Error message when you try to install or start the Network Policy Server role service in Windows Server 2008 R2: “Error 0x80004005 Unspecified error” Blogs Friday Mail Sack – Missed Week Edition Group Policy Script Processing Behavior Background uploading of User… Read more

New Directory Services KB Articles/Blogs 3/14-3/20

KB 981665 Code sample that shows how to filter IOCTLs that retrieve ATRs from a smart card reader driver by using the Windows 7 WDK 978977 An exclamation mark (!) may be displayed next to the smartcard reader in Device Manager after you start Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 Blogs Background uploading of… Read more