Circle Back to Loopback

Hello again!  Kim Nichols here again.  For this post, I’m taking a break from the AD LDS discussions (hold your applause until the end) and going back to a topic near and dear to my heart – Group Policy loopback processing. Loopback processing is not a new concept to Group Policy, but it still causes…


ADAMSync + (AD Recycle Bin OR searchFlags) = "FUN"

Hello again ADAMSyncers! Kim Nichols here again with what promises to be a fun and exciting mystery solving adventure on the joys of ADAMSync and AD Recycle Bin (ADRB) for AD LDS. The goal of this post is two-fold: Explain AD Recycle Bin for AD LDS and how to enable it Highlight an issue that…


ADAMSync 101

Hi Everyone, Kim Nichols here again, and this time I have an introduction to ADAMSync. I take a lot of cases on ADAM and AD LDS and have seen a number of problems arise from less than optimally configured ADAMSync XML files. There are many sources of information on ADAM/AD LDS and ADAMSync (I’ll include…


One of us: What it was like to interview for a support role at Microsoft

Hello, Kim here again. We get many questions about what to expect when interviewing at Microsoft. I’m coming up on my two year anniversary at Microsoft and I thought I would share my experience in the hope that it might help you if you are interested in applying to Microsoft Support; if nothing else, there…