LAPS updated to 6.2.0

Hello, Tonight, we released updated version of LAPS. Changes in new version: Support for localized local Administrators group name on localized OS builds when using setup parameter CUSTOMADMINNAME – you no longer need to create MST files for OS builds where name of Administrators group is localized to be able to create custom admin account…

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LAPS and AD sizing considerations

Recently, I got asked few times by people planning LAPS deployment about LAPS impact to their AD infrastructure – NTDS.dit size, replication, network bandwidth during GPO update. I always answered that LAPS impact will never be noticed because it’s pretty small – and it’s actually true. However, I thought it would be good to document…

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Testing LAPS for Nano Server with ws2016lab

Recently I met Jaromir Kaspar, my fellow PFE, and we chatted on LAPS for Nano Server Preview I recently published. He wanted to see it in action in lab of some size. He publishes Windows Server 2016 lab hydration scripts on github, so we came with idea to enhance those scripts by support for provisioning…

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LAPS and Nano Server

Some of you know that the new Windows Server 2016 “Nano Server” deployment option will not support Group Policy, and may be asking how you are expected to manage local administrator’s password on it. Good news is that we’re working on the implementation of the Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) client for Nano server, so…

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