Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

Locked, Unlocked…Whatever, I Just Want Access

A while back we had a customer contact us that was seeing something with authentication that they were struggling with understanding.   They had a lot of small, remote sites where it was impractical to have a local domain controller.  So each site relied on WAN network connectivity to receive domain authentication (aka communicate with...

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Terminal Services in Windows Server "Longhorn" chat – transcript

As I already mentioned in the previous post, we had a chat on August 1st where we talked about Terminal Services in Windows Server “Longhorn”. Ted Kummert, Chandra Shekaran, Tad Brockway, Joy Chik, Alex Balcanquall, Nelly Porter, Gaurav Daga, Samim Erdogan, and myself participated in the chat. There were over 150 participants and we answered...

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Many Headed Dog Equals Much Confusion

One of the more complex technologies that a Microsoft Directory Services specialist supports is Kerberos authentication.    When Windows 2000 debuted this was something that was documented well in RFC and whitepaper, but perhaps not thoroughly understood by most people who use our products.  People running other operating systems had a leg up in that...

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Upcoming chat: Terminal Services in Windows Server "Longhorn"

Finally! We were able to pull folks together for the next live chat on Terminal Services in Longhorn. The previous one was done last September, so there is going to be a lot more we can talk about. One notable change from last year – Ted Kummert, Corporate VP of Security, Access and Solutions Division...

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