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Active Directory Management Gateway Service (ADMGS) Errors and McAfee Anti-Virus Software

I posted last month about an issue with the Active Directory Management Gateway Service (ADMGS) on Windows Server 2008. The ADMGS  (which runs as the Active Directory Web Services, ADWS, service) allows you to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to manage AD remotely in domains where there are no Server 2008 R2 domain

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Diagnose Active Directory Management Gateway Service (ADMGS) Errors

I recently worked on a Windows Server 2008 system with the Active Directory Management Gateway Service (ADMGS) installed. The ADMGS allows you to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to manage AD remotely in domains where there are no Server 2008 R2 domain controllers running. The ADMGS service (which runs as the Active

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Edit 64-bit File with a 32-bit Editor on Windows 2008 64 or R2

I worked recently on a project where I needed to make a change to an IIS 7.5 configuration file on Windows Server 2008 R2. While trying to edit the file, I kept getting an error message trying to use my default text editor, TextPad. C:WindowsSystem32inetsrvconfigadministration.config was not found. I also noticed that Windows Explorer rendered

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PowerShell Errors Connecting to Active Directory Domains and Forests

I needed to work with data from a child domain in our test environment so I tried to access the child domain using the Get-ADDomain cmdlet from the Active Directory module for PowerShell. When that operation failed, I attempted to map a PS drive to the child domain instead, but this operation failed as well.

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A Replacement for IISADMPWD in IIS 7

Many organizations have employed Microsoft’s IISADMPWD tool to allow password changes in Active Directory for web applications. Originally intended as the way to change passwords for access in Outlook Web Access (OWA), IISADMPWD became quite a useful solution for any organization that wanted to delegate access to Active Directory password changes via a web application.

Adding Windows Computer Accounts from Active Directory to NTFS ACLs to Control Permissions

When writing web applications, you often must grant permissions to an application to do something on other machines in a Windows domain or forest. IIS 6, 7 and 7.5 all allow you to configure IIS application pools to run under specific, rather secure identities like NETWORK SERVICE and the Application Pool Identity. When accessing resources

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Microsoft Problem Steps Recorder for Windows 7

If you are a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 user, this utility might be useful to you.  Problem steps recorder allows you record the activities leading up to a problem, then save that to a mht file that you can send to support.  If you have an error on an IIS application (yellow screen)

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