Microsoft Active Directory Security

  • June 09, 2015 09 Jun'15

    Patch Tuesday fixes focus on Office, IE, Exchange Server

    June proves less buggy for Microsoft as Redmond issues only two critical patches targeting Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player.

  • May 07, 2010 07 May'10

    AD Federation Services 2.0 drops with added cloud support

    The updated version of Microsoft's claims-based identity software has single sign-on capabilities for apps both on-premise and in the cloud.

  • October 25, 2007 25 Oct'07

    Windows Server 2008: Looking good on the security front

    Server Core, the Terminal Services Gateway and Active Directory security enhancements are a few security features worth looking forward to in Windows Server 2008, says one expert.

  • July 05, 2006 05 Jul'06

    Active Directory users finding their way

    Many IT shops use Microsoft Active Directory to manage network access. Some say it's difficult, but others use it to successfully handle directory services, group policy and provisioning.

  • June 20, 2006 20 Jun'06

    Foreign security principals and the Active Direcory architecture

    This is the third of eight articles by contributor Dean Wells that dissect the Active Directory architecture. This article will further explain how foreign security principals and the Infrastructure Master are critical to the AD architecture.

  • December 06, 2005 06 Dec'05

    Ask Microsoft: Stuck in Windows Update loop

    Microsoft's Brian Keogh offers advice for a user stuck in a loop -- his Windows 2003 Server is reporting an update available over and over again.

  • November 14, 2005 14 Nov'05

    Scripts that connect to remote computers

    You can save substantial time by running a script that connects to remote computers by name or as part of an Active Directory domain. This month's scripting column explains how.

  • September 20, 2005 20 Sep'05

    Microsoft advances server plans

    Developers got a CTP build of Longhorn Server with some goodies inside this week, but not much new on the feature front for IT pros.

  • September 08, 2005 08 Sep'05

    LAMP's 'mission' leads to the enterprise

    From hobby to market force, the LAMP stack has jumped onto the fast track to enterprise deployment. ActiveGrid founder Peter Yared breaks down the how and why in this interview.

  • June 28, 2005 28 Jun'05

    Learning Guide: OS Troubleshooting

    Frustrated with Windows and its multitude of quirks? We hear you! Here are tips and expert advice to help you increase the overall stability of your Windows operating systems.

  • May 20, 2005 20 May'05

    Microsoft gives a nod to Wi-Fi security

    The software company says an update to Windows XP SP2 meets government security standards for wireless networks with its support for the Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2) standard.

  • March 17, 2005 17 Mar'05

    En garde! Blade servers cut through the clutter

    Blade servers may be able to make your data center really easy to manage. And that's not all. They can save you space, cabling, power and more.

  • March 15, 2005 15 Mar'05

    Microsoft's backup software not a replacement for tape

    The software maker is moving toward a public beta of its backup server as changes unfold at the top of its storage business.

  • March 10, 2005 10 Mar'05

    Groove part of Office 'trifecta,' Microsoft says

    Redmond says the acquisition of Groove Networks is a cornerstone of its collaboration offering for the Office suite of applications. It also puts Lotus Notes creator Ray Ozzie in Bill Gates' inner circle.

  • January 06, 2005 06 Jan'05

    Five VoIP security recommendations

    Before beginning a successful VoIP rollout across your organization, there are several things you should consider.