Tag Archives: Example

AD FS 2.0 Issuance Authorization Rules: ensure two attributes match

I previously posted a couple of examples of AD FS 2.0 Issuance Authorization (AuthZ) Rules that I’ve used.  Troy posted a comment asking whether or not there is a way to ensure that two attributes match.  His specific example was … Continue reading

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AD FS 2.0 Issuance Authorization Rules

I had to create a couple of issuance authorization rules in my last engagement and it took me a little longer than it should have to get the syntax correct so I thought I’d post a couple of examples that … Continue reading

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How to update unicodePwd in LDP

Quick and cheerful reminder –if you want to perform a password set operation in LDP there’s two main ways of doing it: You can supply a string value to userPassword (providing the domain functional level is Windows Server 2003 or … Continue reading

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Invoking (running) SQL Server Agent Jobs using PowerShell

As I navigate the meandering thread of complexities that is the identity management project I inevitably find myself using SQL Server more and more.  Forgone is the text delimited management agent; embraced is the database management agent (specifically, SQL Server).  … Continue reading

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SQL Server aliases

(a.k.a. Honestly…My top Layer-8 issue of 2010) SQL Server aliases: they need to be created on all clients that use them, not just the SQL Server! How do we create them?  Two primary ways: CLICONFG.EXE (%systemroot%\system32\cliconfg).  Native to Windows, the … Continue reading

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Converting System.Security.SecureString to String (in PowerShell)

I appreciate that most people won’t want to ever convert a secure string into a normal string however there’s a couple of reasons why you would even though there are security concerns. In my case I’m providing PowerShell scripts that … Continue reading

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