NTFSSecurity Tutorial 2 – Managing NTFS Inheritance and Using Privileges

Summary In my previous post, NTFSSecurity Tutorial 1 – Getting, adding and removing permissions, I talked about NTFS inheritance. Inheritance is a fundamental feature of NTFS to keep permissions consistent and easy to manage. However, there are some scenarios where you want to disable inheritance on folders or find out where it has been disabled….


NTFSSecurity Tutorial 1 – Getting, adding and removing permissions

Summary Managing file and folder permissions in Windows PowerShell is not that easy, and there are numerous articles and blog posts describing how it works by using the .NET classes. This is far from being comfortable, and there is one major and one minor restriction: Path length Generic rights This post introduces the NTFSSecurity module,…


The ADSI Schema Cache revealed

Downloads related to this article:         dSASignatureFlag_Samples.zip Today's topic: The ADSI Schema Cache revealed Like mentioned in the first article of this blog <Active Directory Service Interface (ADSI) and the Read Only Domain Controller (RODC) – Avoiding performance issues> ADSI utilizes a Schema Cache of the LDAP directories it has successfully contacted. In the article mentioned…


AutomatedLab Introduction Part 3 – Working with Predefined Server Roles

Summary The last blog article explained how to create a small lab environment using AutomatedLab. This article covers how to extend the lab created in the previous article by predefined server roles and switch the operating system to Windows 10 Technical Preview.   Installation If you have a pre-2.5 version of AutomatedLab installed, please uninstall…

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AutomatedLab Introduction – Part 2

Summary This blog article explains how to create a small lab environment using AutomatedLab. After going through this article, you will have AutomatedLab installed on you Hyper-V host and have a lab setup with two machines.   Installation The installation of AutomatedLab itself, is very easy. You can download AutomatedLab from http://automatedlab.codeplex.com/. The download will…

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AutomatedLab Introduction – Part 1

Introduction Why AutomatedLab We all know the situation: Your Company wants to upgrade some software product or wants to introduce something new, and you need to test this in a lab environment that looks somehow similar like to your production environment. Let’s say you need to test the integration of a software product with Active…

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