Managing a Distribution Group membership from Outlook in Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013

In Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007 to let a user manage distributions groups from Outlook  we only set him as the distribution group owner  and then he’ll be able to add and remove users from the D.G as needed. Starting from Exchange 2010 we don’t leverage ACL anymore, we introduced RBAC (from more detail see…


Create a Custom Admin Role for Exchange using RBAC

Role Based Access Control (RBAC) is the permissions model used in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010/2013. With RBAC, you don't need to modify and manage access control lists (ACLs), which was done in Exchange Server 2007. ACLs created several challenges in Exchange 2007, such as modifying ACLs without causing unintended consequences, maintaining ACL modifications through upgrades,…


Windows 2012 Active Directory Domain Services Videos (2)

Hello, Fazal Muhammad Khan has made an excellent series of videos showing and explaining the different features and enhancements in Active Directory on Windows Server 2012! We continue with Part 3 : Group Managed Service Accounts Enjoy! All the videos: Fazal Muhammad Khan from NEPA PFE team.


Non-Domain Servers (DMZ servers) monitoring

Operations Manager requires mutual authentication be performed between agents and management servers prior to the exchange of information between them. To secure the authentication process between the two, the process is encrypted. When the agent and the management server reside in the same Active Directory domain or in Active Directory domains that have established trust…


“It’s Simple!” – Do the move! Go to DFSR!

Hi there! I have noticed the following at many customers who had upgraded their Active Directory from Windows 2000/2003 to 2008 and plus: they do not (or forget to) upgrade Sysvol from FRS to DFSR! Several Technet articles covered the steps to do for Sysvol migration, so there is no need to go in details…