Interview with a Wiki Ninja: LeoPonti, Directory Services MVP and Windows Server / Active Directory Expert

This week's Interview with a Wiki Ninja is with one of our top Spanish contributors (see the list here):

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LeoPonti's Profile


Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies?

My name is Leonardo Ponti, I live in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and work in an international company, as Architect and Third Level Support in Microsoft technologies, specialized technologies are My Directory Services, Active Directory Certificate Services, Active Directory Federation Services, Windows Server , PKI, DNS Server, File Server, Print Server and DHCP Server.-

What are your big projects right now?

Personal challenge to write a book about evolution of technology in my 10 years of experience, also contribute material to the community constantly and help those who begin their studies in Microsoft technologies. -
I am also planning an event with Microsoft Engineers (PFE) to materialize in the coming months.-

What do you do with TechNet Wiki, and how does that fit into the rest of your job?

I bring in the items created by other users, some of them in English and the other in Spanish, in the knowledge that I have provided more material than already generated if necessary and in which I have no knowledge, I read to learn and if I can help giving a better format, edit.-

What is it about TechNet Wiki that interests you?

The power generated and contribute articles and also help other users, to more fully complete items generated by me, the material enriqueser important to the community.-

On what Wiki articles do you spend most of your time?

Everything related to Windows Server and can bring in what I am seeing who can help.-

What are your favorite Wiki articles you’ve contributed to?

Differences Between the MVP and MCC Awards:
How to Become an MVP or MCC:

What are your top 5 favorite Wiki articles?

Group Policy Survival Guide:
Kerberos Survival Guide:
Popular PowerShell Modules:
Design Considerations for Delegation of Administration in Active Directory:
DFS Replication: Survival Guide:

What are the areas/technologies on TechNet Wiki that need more attention and development?

Session Directory Services - I believe it is one that can generate more content, sessions. Also other technologies such as DNS Server or File Server. Personally, these are areas that I'm starting to see more and need atention providing material.-

Who has impressed you in the Wiki community, and why?

Honestly, I'm impressed with all users who contribute TechNet Wiki, offering their time for the community to share materials.-

Do you have any comments for product groups about TechNet Wiki?

There really is a lot of material to contribute and that is growing day by day. Personally, what I would like is to have more content in Spanish, to the point that one can access a TechNet Wiki portal in Spanish. Many Spanish users would visit TechNet Wiki, thereby promoting the Spanish language content and many more contributors would join.-


Thank you, Leonardo, for the interview and for your great contributions to the Spanish community on TechNet Wiki!

- Ninja Ed

Comments (3)

  1. I updated Leo's profile link.

  2. Anonymous says:


    The International Council essentially is a group where one or two people leads each language

  3. I updated Leo’s photo

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