Using Wevtutil to capture and view the ADFS Debug log

When troubleshooting ADFS server-side issues it can be useful to turn on ADFS Debug logging on the server. To enable the ADFS debug event log: wevtutil sl “AD FS 2.0 Tracing/Debug” /E:true Running the same command with /E:False disables the debug logging again. After you have enabled it, repro the problem scenario and then run the…

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Windows 8 features

The Win8 Product Teams have started blogging about new features in the upcoming Windows 8 release.  Windows 8 Server:Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Bloghttp://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/tags/windows+server+8/ Windows 8 Client:Building Windows 8http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/ Not so much out there for  public details on the new Windows 8 Active Directory features so far unfortunately.Best bet for the impatient AD admin is…

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Cached logons and CachedLogonsCount

A co-worker of mine had a case with the following description: We’ve set the CachedLogonsCount registry value to 1 on our workstations because we want to limit the number of cached user logons in the LSA cache on the system.However, this seems to have the side-effect of sometimes making it impossible for the user to log on to the laptop…

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