Debugging LSASS … oh what fun, it is to ride..

I spend a lot of my time debugging LSASS or Winlogon due to what I specialize  in ( Active Directory \ Security \ PKI \ GPO’s ) As of XP and greater I have historically done a kernel debug to get at LSASS. If you try to debug it from usermode on the machine you…

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Account Lockouts..

Account lockouts. I wont go into the pros and cons of setting this option   So this is an entry based on a recent case I debugged but the problem wasn’t a bug. There was a case open with PSS from a large government contractor. The case had to do with a single user who…

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MS releases Base Smart Card CSP…

In case you missed it…   This update lets smart card vendors more easily enable their smart cards on Microsoft Windows by using a lightweight proprietary card module instead of a full proprietary CSP.

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Blog checkup

A little rant first… Generally when I blog about something I rely on comments to respond to folks. I dont check referrals to my blog very often. I wish  that I could somehow see direct referrals easier.. but I can’t due to a bajillion links from Google and other search engines.  If want to contact me…

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Changes to DFS on Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition

In case you missed it… http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;903651 After you apply this hotfix, Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition can support more than one domain-based DFS namespace. However, this hotfix does not enable Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition to support more than one stand-alone DFS namespace.   spat

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