Tag Archives: Active Directory

Pre-populate Users names and email address in Office and Acrobat

Often you would like some personal information filled in for the user before they start the application. E.g. Why have Office or Acrobat ask for the users name when it is already stored in active directory? Here are some simple … Continue reading

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AD Password Reset and Bulk Modify

Those who in the past have used the Novell Change Pass utility may have been missing it when moving to Active Directory. A great tool is Wisesoft Password Control which allows you to just type in the username, it will … Continue reading

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Access-based Enumeration

A great new feature in Windows Server 2003 is Access-based Enumeration (ABE). What ABE does is hide any file or folder that a user does not have access to. So for example the folder where you store all your users … Continue reading

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CC Day T4 2007: Installing and Using Moodle

This was very similar to a previous presentation given as part of the Tech KNOW Tour. However the Using Moodle presentation has some slight additions from Paul for a more technical audience and the spoken part of my presentation concentrated … Continue reading

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Security Templates

When using Group Policies with Zenworks and Windows XP you may find users are able to create folders and files in root of C:. This is due to the change in default security settings for drives on Windows XP from … Continue reading

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AD Explorer

An LDAP browser for Active Directory. Makes it easy to see all attributes of objects and assists in configuring web applications that authenticate using LDAP. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/Networking/AdExplorer.mspx You can connect to your AD server without knowing any LDAP paths, just use … Continue reading

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