Easy Parsing of ADFS Security Audit Events

I recently saw an internet meme going around that showed a sticker shaped like a cloud and in the cloud were the words “The Cloud is just someone else’s computer.”.  This is accurate on so many levels. Any company’s cloud solution is simply a series of data centers, geographically managed on the internet so that…

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Viewing and Purging Cached Kerberos Tickets

Kerberos is one of the more complicated technologies we deal with at Microsoft support. It is complex and can be utilized in highly customized ways between clients and servers which adds to the difficulty in troubleshooting. Application specific implementations are commonly unique in ways which aren’t documented well.  An additional part which makes troubleshooting Kerberos…

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Getting A Handle on Server Network Logon Statistics

Windows servers can run into situations where it may be mighty handy to get a better understanding of what computers are connecting to a server for services.  What does “connecting to a server for services” mean? Consider the Exchange server scenario. For this scenario let’s postulate that the client is a Windows Outlook client connecting…

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