Sticky RIS settings in 'Default Domain Policies'?

Recently I faced a tiny issue inside my ‘Default Domain Policy’ which I had to revert the settings back to original configuration in order to fix. The problem however solved with reverting back and reconfiguring the ‘Default Domain Policy’, but after reintroducing ‘Default Domain Policy’ I noticed that there is a hidden configuration which I was not able to remove it. Doing some further investigations, turned out to be nothing but sticky RIS settings.

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Limit Active Directory user login to 1 session

User authentication is one of the key principals of Active Directory as a directory system. It is safe to say that when user authentication does not exist in an Active Directory environment, then there is no need to have an Active Directory in our organization.

Considering this fact, each day we face new problems and requirements which we need to deal with. During these years there have been so many requests from System Administrators or specialist to have a feature in Active Directory which allows administrators to select a user to login only once in a time and prevent multiple logins from a user account in Active Directory. 
 
 

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Protect your domain against WannaCry malware

As you all know the #wannacry malware hit the whole world in the last few days. The vulnerability behind this malware was leaked out by ShadowBrokers. Since the spreading rate of this vulnerability is greatly increasing, it is considered an obligation to prevent from this.

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The auditor of auditors: 'LepideAuditor Suite'

Today, in modern days of technology, the concept of auditing has become one of the interesting facts in Information Technology (IT). Back in days, when I was probably playing with my SNES, the concept of auditing was so hard to follow with built-in applications and consoles, but today, you can find many applications which either covers a specific part of auditing or support a huge number of services and applications. Among them, it is rare to find a solution which covers a whole range of services and audits, but ‘LepideAuditor Suite’ is one of those rare. In this article we will talk about this application.

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‘List Object Mode’ in Active Directory, a myth or future settings?

After long delay of being absent, I managed to fetch some time in order to pen down an article and share my thoughts about on of the features of Active Directory which has been always in total darkness for me. ‘List Object Mode’.

As long as I can remember, I’ve always had problem with the built-in concept of ‘Everything Visible in Active Directory for Authenticated Users’. It’s been a conflict for me during these times to convince myself about it. Sometimes I backed off and decided to stay behind and accept Active Directory as a Directory Service, but the other time I convinced myself why my domain users should see the objects of my AD domain?

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Sticky RIS settings in 'Default Domain Policies'?

Written By Mahdi Tehrani on Friday, 19 January 2018 08:56

Limit Active Directory user login to 1 session

Written By Mahdi Tehrani on Wednesday, 02 August 2017 10:21

The auditor of auditors: 'LepideAuditor Suite'

Written By Mahdi Tehrani on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 10:56

Protect your domain against WannaCry malware

Written By Mahdi Tehrani on Sunday, 14 May 2017 09:42

‘List Object Mode’ in Active Directory, a myth or future settings?

Written By Mahdi Tehrani on Thursday, 13 April 2017 08:47

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