Best Practices for Implementing Schema Updates or : How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Forest Recovery

Note:  This is general best practice guidance for implementing schema extensions, not the testing of their functionality.  There may be some additional best practices around design and functionality of schema extensions that should be considered.  Understand that the implementation of a schema extension may well succeed, but the functionality around the extension may not behave… Read more

2008 R2 Active Directory: Schema Updates, LCS, OCS, and LYNC

I recently ran across an unexpected issue regarding LCS 2005, OCS 2007, LYNC 2010 and AD 2008 R2 schema updates.  Unfortunately for my client we discovered the issue too late, but hopefully this article will provide you with the necessary understanding and information for you to be forewarned and therefore forearmed. Background – KB982020 While… Read more