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Too Much of a Good Thing

  A while back I wrote a blog post about setting up Kerberos constrained delegation. As a bit of an re-introduction, a lot of the value of the Kerberos authentication protocol is that it allows an application or service to impersonate a user in order to get resources on that users behalf. This impersonation is...

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TS Gateway Certificates Part III: Connection Time Issues related to TS Gateway Certificates

This is the third and final part of our recent series on configuring certificates on TS Gateway. See also Part I and Part II Background TS clients authenticate TS Gateway server using server security certificates (X.509 format). TS Gateway passes the server security certificate to the clients during the SSL handshake process. During the SSL...

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Scary Sounding Errors

We have a temporary role in CSS where support folks will help out in supporting prerelease (also known as beta) software.  I’ve worked a couple of Windows betas, and it’s a great experience.  I mention this since I remember a few years ago during the beta of a prior Windows release where there was an...

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Name Hijacked, Bystander DC Hangs

I learn more about AD and other things every day, which is part of the fun of this job we do-learning about how things work. This story does a good job of lending some understanding to something that can be tough to understand-trust secure channels. This story begins with a customer contacting us regarding a...

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Terminal Services Team Presence at the Microsoft Professional Developer Conference (PDC) 2008 in Los Angeles, CA

The TS team had a great presence at PDC 2008 with a couple of breakout sessions and a booth at the Microsoft Pavilion where we showed off our Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 features and previewed a few of our new features that are slated for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the...

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Terminal Services renamed Remote Desktop Services at TechEd EMEA

Terminal Services was renamed to Remote Desktop Services reflecting the expanded role in Windows Server 2008 R2 to provide desktops and applications in the datacenter that users can access anywhere from managed or unmanaged devices.  Remote Desktop Services now includes VDI and session based desktops utilizing existing components such as RemoteApp and Desktop WebAccess or Remote...

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