Configuring OpenLDAP pass-through authentication to Active Directory

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. Use of included script samples are subject to the terms specified at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cpyright.htm From OpenLDAP 2.4 Administration guide, “Since OpenLDAP 2.0 slapd has had the ability to delegate password verification to a separate process. This uses the sasl_checkpass function so it can…


Detecting cross-nested groups in Active Directory with SSIS and SQL

This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. Use of included script samples are subject to the terms specified at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cpyright.htm Cross-nested groups, in my definition, constitute a scenario where GroupA is nested into GroupB, and GroupB is nested into GroupA (GroupA <-> GroupB). Why would you consider detecting this…