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New Directory Services-related KB articles for the week. Enjoy!
You cannot delete or rename the Offline Files when you work offline on a Windows Vista-based computer
Error message when you try to connect to a computer that is running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 through a RDP connection from a Windows Vista-based computer: "the remote computer you want to connect to cannot recognize credentials"
After you create a VPN connection through a dial-up connection on a Windows Vista-based computer, VPN credentials are not cached
Description of the Special Groups feature in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008
Event ID: 1530 may be logged in the Application log on a Windows Vista-based client computer
Error message when you try to access a mapped drive that is mapped to a Windows XP-based computer from a Windows Vista-based computer: "System error 5 has occurred"
The recovery password for Windows BitLocker is not FIPS-compliant in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008
You receive an error message when you try to use the Digital Signature Algorithm together with a private key to install the Active Directory Certificate Services role in Windows Server 2008
How to set up SMTP replication on Windows Server 2008-based domain controllers
An update is available that lets the Chkdsk.exe tool compact the NTFS security descriptor stream in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Error message when you join a Windows Vista-based client computer to a top level domain (TLD) that has a purely numeric suffix: "An Active Directory Domain Controller for the domain <DNS domain name> could not be contacted"
You cannot upgrade a Windows XP-based computer to Windows Vista when you put the "Documents and Settings" folder on a partition that differs from the system partition
- Craig Landis