Who knows all functions of NLTEST? In answer to this question, not a lot of people would say “yes”. After the triumph of Powershell, some other nice tools were simply forgotten. A lively discussion led me to remember a small hidden, but very useful function of NLTEST: The resolution of an IP address to an […]
Office 365 comes with an own portal and therefore requires an own user administration. Most companies, however, already have their individual AD infrastructures 211. Is it possible to use or integrate Active Directory and Office 365 parallel? Yes, it is. But there is no standard way to do so.
Today I recognized, that it is not easy to find a comprehensive summary table about Active Directory Domain and Forest Functional Levels (operating mode) on the internet. There are some explanations with the functions up to Windows Server 2008 R2 and some on the differences between Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. I […]
ADFS 3.0 is part of Windows Server 2012 R2. The current version offers some really interesting new features. In this article I want to provide you a brief overview.
You can automate recurrings tasks with interactive PowerShell scripts. How to query input values? How to make PS scripts interactive? An introduction to Read-Host, Confirm, PromptForChoice and Prompt
I want to introduce you briefly how to deploy an intranet phone book using Active Directory in a short time. I want to discuss – Advantages and disadvantages of standalone applications – Requirements and preparation in your AD and the – Provision of the phone book with FirstWare-FreeEdition
Some websites can not be displayed with Mozilla Firefox anymore. Instead you get the message: Error: the connection was interrupted. The reason is the encryption of the web browser with TLS.
The current “Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise” can be downloaded from the Microsoft website. To be able to do that, you have to sign up for the “Windows 10 Insider Program”. The current November Build can be downloaded after registration: Download Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise. However, problems with mounting the Windows 10 […]
Active Directory Delegation Wizard is a nice tool to delegate recurring tasks within the AD user administration. It can be extended with almost no limitations to enable the delegation of additional tasks. Therefore the file delegwiz.inf has to be adapted.
To optimize search results in Outlook, different parameters can be used. The syntax is structured as follows:
Search Operator: search string
Beside the special search operators you can also use logical operators in to refine Outlook search. The below list provides an overview:
- Nesting groups in Active Directory
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