MaxConcurrentAPI configuration information updated

New content has been added to the Wiki article “Configuring MaxConcurrentAPI for NTLM pass-through authentication” that can help you with decisions when you configure this setting. Also, check out the Additional resources in the article as many more links to specific guidance have been added over the past few months.

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New TechNet Wiki post for MaxConcurrentAPI

The authentication team posted a new article that might help you with diagnosing issues with authentication bottlenecks on the domain controller. Although it does not provide specific guidance, it does describe how all the elements interact (NetLogon, NTLM pass-through authentication, and the MaxConcurrentAPI setting). The article also contains links to many more additional resources which…

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Have you installed Windows 8 Consumer Preview or Windows Server "8" Beta yet?

I am excited to be able to start talking with you about Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Windows Server “8” Beta. We’ve all been working hard on our individual feature sets and putting everything together. As writers we have been reviewing the user interface text, notifications, and other messages as well as putting together plans for…

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TechNet Metro is Live

Did you notice that TechNet is now using the metro design? Take a look on our new Windows Server Security Page and let us know what you think: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/ff843381

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Private Cloud Security

Last month we released a new document at Microsoft TechNet Wiki, it is called A Solution for Private Cloud Security and you can access the document from: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/6642.a-solution-for-private-cloud-security.aspx You can also download the ZIP file (set of three DOCs) from the link below: http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/A-Solution-for-Private-67209ab1 These papers will guide you through the design of private cloud…

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PowerShell’s quick Tour of System Services

The Threats and Countermeasures Guide on system services tells us that any service can be a potential point of attack. So, want to see what services are running on your machine? In PowerShell here’s how to do it: From the PowerShell console run, Get-Service. That’s it. Lists all the services installed on your system. And…

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Driving with one eye on the mirror…

As the writers focus on upcoming releases, we also are cruisng through the readership activity of published content and listening for developing trends in how our security technologies are being used. We work the backend to help us develop the upcoming content. Examples of this are AppLocker and Kerberos. AppLocker was introduced as the better…

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November Updates – W8 and TNWIKI

Hello Community, one month has passed since we last updated this blog, sorry for that…we are really busy working on the content experience for Windows 8. Did you download Windows 8 Developer’s Preview yet? Did you see some of the cool security features that are coming? If not, take a look on those posts here:…

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New articles published at TechNet Wiki

Hello Community! Just a quick update to let you know that this week we released two new articles at TechNet Wiki: Deploying Windows Server Updates Services (WSUS) 3 SP2 on a DMZ protected by Forefront TMG 2010 SP2 Unable to Download Updates from WSUS, Error 0x8024402c Besides that, we made a small change on the…

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WSUS Page Updated

Hello folks, We just want to announce a small change on the WSUS Home Page: We added a link to the WSUS Learning Roadmap, which is a community based content on TechNet Wiki. What else do you want to see on the WSUS Home Page? Let us know by writing a comment on this post….

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