ILM GALSync 2010?

While searching (should I say “Kumo-ing” soon?) for a question on GALsync I came across an interesting page at the Live@EDU site related to Identity Lifecycle Manager (ILM).

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.NET Guides to Windows Security and Directory Services

Here is a great book that helps in understanding the Windows Security Model, and I was pleasantly surprised to find it available online in it’s entirety…for free! This is a great  book to purchase as it is something you will refer to many times because of the depth of the knowledge.  If you ever wondered…

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Powershell for ILM

Years ago when Windows 2000 was in beta I knew it was about time I would have to learn scripting in vbScript, and for years I found it very useful.   Then I felt I had to learn .NET and switched to using c# for everything, as it offers many things that were not possible in…

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Get Tagged

So it looks like Microsoft has released a new tagging platform and software application, known as Microsoft Tag, for on the go collection of data.

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Z2K9: The Day the Zune 30 Died…

It appears that today,  at midnight,  Zune30’s froze, rebooted, and appear locked up.   I have 2 30gb which are showing this issue, but my 80gb Zune is doing just fine. The issue appears to have been resolved as per below.

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JAVA of the PAC

In some ways, working with .NET code spoils you.  When working with ASP.NET apps which want to use Authorization information based upon the authenticated user’s PAC contents, it’s a simple call to IsInRole(). This uses the Privilege Attribute Certificate (PAC) in the Kerberos ticket to determine if a user is in a specific group for…

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Useful Links for 2008-12-09

While finally getting the time to sift through my newsreader, I wanted to post a collection of useful ILM posts that I wanted to remember for future reference:

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Zune 3.0: Major Update

Well it looks like Zune 3.0 is dropping the fall update for release on September 16th, and it definitely looks feature rich! The one big feature I have been asking for, which is the ability to subscribe to an artist and have it download any new content on the marketplace is finally here.  No more…

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Monitoring Hurricane Gustav

In 2005,  I was amazed to be able to watch and listen to the events that were  going on in the southern US during Hurricane Katrina.  Quite a few people had provided webcams, news feeds and audio links of what was going on in real time in that area. So as another hurricane season is…

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120gb Zune on the way

Well look what Long found here.  Just this weekend I was complaining (quietly…to myself…) that I was running out of room on my 80gb Zune, so maybe this is a sign.  I tend to listen to live DJ sets which can be 2-6 hours long, which as you can imagine can take up a large…

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