Category Archives: Windows Server 2012

What is Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM)?

Microsoft Identity Manager Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 binds Microsoft’s identity and access management solutions together by seamlessly bridging multiple on-premises authentication stores like Active Directory, LDAP, Oracle, and other applications with Azure Active Directory. This provides consistent experiences to on-premises LOB applications and SaaS solutions. Microsoft Identity Manager helps you resolve issues by providing self-service… Read More »

What is AD FS?

Active Directory Federation Services Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) is developed by Microsoft which run on Windows Server operating systems to provide users with single sign-on access to systems and applications located across extranet. It uses a claims-based access-control authorization model to maintain application security and to implement federated identity. Claims-based authentication involves authenticating… Read More »

New Features In Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services

New AD DS Features In Windows Server 2012 The following are new features / improvements in AD DS in Windows Server 2012. Virtualization that just works Windows Server 2012 provides greater support for the capabilities of public and private clouds through virtualization-safe technologies and the rapid deployment of virtual domain controllers through cloning. Simplified deployment… Read More »

Adprep Command in Active Directory

Adprep Commandline Tool in Active Directory Adprep Command is used to extends the AD schema and updates permissions as necessary to prepare a forest and domain for a domain controller that runs the Windows Server operating systems. Its a command-line tool that is available on the Windows Server 2008 installation disc in the \sources\adprep folder, and it… Read More »