MIMLAPS: a solution accelerator integrating LAPS and MIM

In the previous post we discussed some hurtful omissions for local administrators password randomization. Yes, it’s not enough to simply deploy LAPS for workstations and forget about it, it’s better to start using LAPS according to all its purposes. And it could be necessary to make some changes in current administrative practices and approaches. From the technical …

Microsoft has released security baselines for Win10 v1607 “Anniversary” and Windows Server 2016

A couple of days ago Microsoft’s announced security baselines for Windows 10 v1607 and Windows Server 2016. No SCM cab files available yet (expected by the end of October), you could download only documentation and related collaterals: https://msdnshared.blob.core.windows.net/media/2016/10/Windows-10-RS1-and-Server-2016-Security-Baseline.zip Key changes: – Windows Defender settings are now part of the Windows baseline. – Enforcing the blocking …

GalSync issue: The property you specified, “-1073741562”, isn’t defined in the Enum type “Nullable`1”.

This week I’m working on a couple of MIM-related cases, and the first one’s been related to MIM GalSync solution. The background: every sync cycle run we see many contact provisioning for security groups failed with a generic “ma-extension-error”. Actually, that’s even worse. MIM/FIM is not aware about the contact objects being created as a …