Posts Tagged ‘ Security ’

Real Time Event Notifications

September 11, 2009
By Liviu Siteanu

IT admins don’t want small problems to snowball into an issue that can cause severe damage to a company’s infrastructure and Active Directory. They need a robust alert mechanism which identifies any threats in REAL TIME.  Most IT organizations are unaware of the changes until something breaks. This leads to downtime, loss of productivity,...

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Administrative Security Risks

April 16, 2009
By admin

IT personnel cannot effectively manage their infrastructure without admin-level access. But with gaining this access comes great responsibility. Most companies do not effectively allocate their resources or implement enough technology tools to prevent information security risks. Often enough the response to countless regulations is to concentrate on building controls against external and internal business...

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Server 2008 Backup

October 7, 2008
By admin

Recently, someone asked about that Windows Server 2008 Backup feature and I wanted to include a quick note about it on the blog as well. The Windows Server 2008 Backup feature can be installed separately, and has a couple of subsets- Windows Server Backup and Command-line Tools. Through the helpful interface you can run...

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Retrieving object details from Active Directory

October 7, 2008
By admin

Obtaining any type of info from your Directory Services requires scripting, if you’re using the native tools. There’s an easier and faster way- you can use third party Active Directory solutions like the Active Directory Manager, or Active Directory Reporter. So let’s compare the two approaches; let’s try to get something simple… say “User”...

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Quick note about Group Policies – Server 2003 vs. Server 2008

October 7, 2008
By admin

A major issue in Server 2003 implementations of Group Policies is the huge amount of space they take up. For each Policy, there’s a corresponding .ADM file. The .ADM file supports only the English language, and it’s also 3.5MB in size. Not much right? When you consider that for each policy you have, there’s...

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Failed to access IIS metabase

October 7, 2008
By admin
Failed to access IIS metabase

When setting up the Active Directory Manager, some people may encounter issues related to the IIS setup. The possible cause: When you install IIS AFTER .NET 2.0 framework, the rights of the ASPNET user had not been set correctly. Suggested resolution: Repair (Uninstall if repair does not work for you) .NET Framework 2.0 You...

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Identity and access management policies

October 7, 2008
By admin

In many cases, adding personnel accounts and application is tedious, and involves inputting information about a new hire by hand, which could take days in some instances. Even then, some users may not have access to the applications they need, and often will have to log in using a colleague’s name and password while...

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Dashboards

October 7, 2008
By admin

One important feature of our products is the easy to use Dashboard. Fully customizable, it acts as a portal to the product features. Our products are web-based, so with the right set of permissions, you’ll be able to access them from anywhere, at any time. Below you’ll find a quick overview of the Dashboard’s...

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