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  • Blog Post: RSAT and ADUC: Getting the Terminal Services Tabs to Appear in AD Users and Computers

    Hi, Ned here again. Recently a customer posted a comment asking why the Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows Vista did not appear to match what tabs you’d see on a Windows Server 2008 computer. Specifically, in Active Directory Users and Computers (DSA.MSC) when you looked at the properties...
  • Blog Post: You probably don't need ACCTINFO2.DLL

    Hi folks, Ned here again. Customers periodically ask us for a rumored replacement for the Windows 2000 acctinfo.dll that works on 64-bit Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 . That old DLL added an extra tab to the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in to centralize some user account info: ...
  • Blog Post: RSAT and ADUC for Vista - Update to add tabs for Terminal Services Profile, Environment, Sessions, and Remote Control

    Ned here. After much strife, here is the hotfix to get RSAT AD Users and Computers to include tabs for: • Terminal Services Profile • Environment • Sessions • Remote Control 960890 Some tabs are not available in the properties of a user account in the Active Directory Users...
  • Blog Post: Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) Available For Windows 7 Beta

    Ned here. For those testing Windows 7 administration capabilities, this is for you. Download here This is the list of Windows Server 2008 administration tools which are included in Win7 RSAT Client: Server Administration Tools: • Server Manager Role Administration Tools: • Active...
  • Blog Post: Restrictions for Unauthenticated RPC Clients: The group policy that punches your domain in the face

    Hi folks, Ned here again. Around six years ago we released Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2003. Like Windows XP SP2, it was a security-focused update. It was the first major server update since the Trustworthy Computing initiative began so there were things like a bootstrapping firewall, Data Execution...
  • Blog Post: Remote Server Administration Tools Released for Windows Vista SP1 (Hurray!)

    Ned here - this is a quick post that can't wait for the Microsoft.com machine to spin up. :-) The long-awaited Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) have been released for Windows Vista. These will allow administrators to use their Vista machines to manage their Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003...
  • Blog Post: RTM RSAT and SP1 Win7 (shot, over)

    Hi all, Ned here. Update 4/7/11: The Remote Server Administration Toolkit update to support Windows 7 Service Pack 1 has released. Come and get it: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=7d2f6ad7-656b-4313-a005-4e344e43997d   Yesterday we announced Windows 7 SP1 availability...
  • Blog Post: RSAT Released for Windows 7

    Remoter Server Administrations Tools are RTM, come and get 'em. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7d2f6ad7-656b-4313-a005-4e344e43997d&displaylang=en Some things to keep in mind: This version is only for Windows 7 (Business, Professional, and Ultimate). Make...
  • Blog Post: Friday Mail Sack – It’s About To Get Real Edition

    Hello Terra, it’s Ned here again. Before I get rolling, a big announcement: On May 16th all the MSDN and TechNet blogs are being migrated to a new platform. This will get us back in line with modern blogging software, and include new features, better search, more user customization, and generally...
  • Blog Post: Friday Mail Sack – Not USMT Edition

    Hi all, Ned here again. Just like last Friday , today I’m sharing some emails we’ve gotten recently. Enjoy. Custom schema OID DNS RPC integrity Question: I am creating a custom schema extension for AD LDS (aka ADAM). Do I need to obtain and register my OID with Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: RSAT for Windows 7 SP1 is now available

    Ned here. The Remote Server Administration Toolkit update to support Windows 7 Service Pack 1 has released. Come and get it: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=7d2f6ad7-656b-4313-a005-4e344e43997d - Ned “ all complaints go here ” Pyle
  • Blog Post: RSAT Release Candidate for Windows 7... ehh... Release Candidate

    Ned here again. The Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) have been released for Win7 RC. Grab them from: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f6c62797-791c-48e3-b754-c7c0a09f32f3&displaylang=en Here are the installation requirements: Supported Operating Systems:...