How To Troubleshoot a Mail Distribution List

Today I want to talk about an Active Directory issue that was reported to us a while ago, together with the question if we could build a solution for it. Here’s the issue: sometimes mail sent to a distribution list is not forwarded to its members. The sender receives the following message: ERROR MESSAGE: Your … Read More

Alernative Remote Control Solution for Active Directory

Today I want to talk about the Remote Control functionality in ADUC Admin Plus, because basic RDP functionality is built into our tooling. There are literally hundreds of Remote Control tools out there, most of which are faster than our solution, one of the reasons being that we chose for P2P connectivity instead of UDP. … Read More

How To Remotely add a Printer to a User of a Computer

Remotely adding a printer in Active Directory in Real Time with aducADMIN+  aducADMIN+ allows you to find all the printers installed by all the users that have logged on to a computer. You can then add, change or remove printers in real-time. Printers added can be used immediately after you have installed them – eliminating … Read More

Active Directory Task Delegation To End Users

Today I’m going to talk a little more on Active Directory administration delegation to end users, or, at least, non AD Admins. We get a lot of questions along the following lines: “We have a thousand end users, distributed over twenty different departments. Each department has its own public folder on our file servers. Whenever … Read More

Access Token Overview

Today I want to talk a little about access tokens, because there’s a lot of confusion about access tokens out there. When are they generated? What are they for? What problems are related with access tokens? What is a bloated access token? Okay, first things first. An access token is created whenever a security principal … Read More

Remove a member from a number of groups in a single action

This is often the way things go: one of our developers came up with a ‘missing’ piece of functionality: When requesting Foreign Domain Group memberships via the menu option by rightclicking one or more users, it could be useful to be able to remove the user from all these groups in a single action instead … Read More

How to delegate Active Directory tasks for IT defense safely?

DYNAMIC INTERFACING or ANOTHER WAY OF TASK DELEGATION Today I want to talk about a specific dilemma: which tasks can you safely delegate to which line of IT defence? The thing is, in most organizations a lot of tasks depend on security level rather than complexity, which means that relatively simple tasks can only be … Read More

ACL scanning and analyzing

Today I’m gonna talk about a piece of functionality that we’re really proud of, because, far as we know, it didn’t exist before we created it. It’s called ACL scanning. What, ACL scanning? You mean, like making a list of the existing ACLs on my file systems? Yes, that of course — and more. Or … Read More

Saving space by finding Obsolete Home Directories

A common problem we come across when we visit customers, is that their file servers gradually fill up, no matter what they do. They ask (or demand from) their end users to regularly clean up their public folders, home directories and profiles. They scan their file systems for avi and mp3 files, but there’s no … Read More

Active Directory Attributes explained : Last Logon & Last Logon Timestamp

There are a lot of questions out there about two Active Directory attributes, namely the Last Logon attribute and the Last Logon Timestamp attribute. First, let me list a few properties of both, and then I’ll get in to the implications.   LAST LOGON- The Last Logon Attribute is not stored in the Global Catalog. … Read More

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