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Secrets from the Deep – The DNS Analytical Log – Part 5

Secrets from the Deep – The DNS Analytical Log – Part 5   Hi Team, it’s Eric Jansen again, here today to continue where we left off in Part 4 of the series.  In the last episode, we discussed how to parse the collected data from the Analytical Log and re-write it to a classic […]

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Part 2 – You Might Want to Audit Your LAPS Permissions….

Part 2 – Deploy LAPS, Check!  You’re all set, right?  Maybe…  Hi Team, Eric Jansen here to follow up on some auditing suggestions that I mentioned for those of you that have LAPS deployed in your environment, in part one of this series.  If you haven’t read part one, then part two likely won’t make much sense, so I

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You Might Want to Audit Your LAPS Permissions….

Deploy LAPS, Check!  You’re all set, right?  Maybe… Hi team, Eric Jansen here again; I’m back after being reminded by a friend and reader that I’ve been away for too long. I’m trying to be better about it since I have a ton of content that I’d like to share and talk about, but these days it all comes down to time. In today’s blog, I’d like to quickly talk about the Local

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Secrets from the Deep – The DNS Analytical Log – Part 4

Hi Team, it’s Eric Jansen again, here today to continue where we left off in Part 3 of the series.  In the last episode, we discussed how to parse the DNS Analytical Log using a sample scenario where I’ve deployed a DNS Black Hole Solution, and my goal was to harvest specific data of interest.  Today we are going to take the data that we previously collected and report our

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The Mysterious Case of the Self-Moving FSMO Roles

>Hello all>! >This is Chris Cartwright from Directory Services>. >I had a coworker>,Eric Jansen>,>reach out to me from the>field and>ask about an incident on site he was looking into> a scenario>where “>the PD>CE (Primary Domain Controller Emulator)>and>DNM (>Domain Naming Master>)>mysteriously moved…” to>a>DC>in another site>. >He said what was weird was>who>the logs said performed it>. >He also said that the other

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Secrets from the Deep – The DNS Analytical Log – Part 3

Hi Team, it’s Eric Jansen again, and as always, I’m excited to show you guys what I have in store for you.  Now, I gave you guys a break in Part 2 of the series and kept that one short, but break time is over, team; I’m going back to a bit of a more in-depth discussion today, so buckle up and get comfortable.  In this edition and in some future editions of the series, I’ll be focusing on

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Secrets from the Deep – The DNS Analytical Log – Part 1

Hi Team, it’s Eric Jansen again, here in part one of a series of discussions revolving around the extremely exciting topic of the DNS Analytical Log.  Alright, maybe it’s not that exciting, so crack open your favorite energy drink and let’s chat.  Today I’ll be talking about something that I’ve seen a number of requests

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Why Is It So Ridiculously Slow To Remove My Query Resolution Policies!?

Hi Team, Eric Jansen here – I’m a Platforms Customer Engineer with some interesting scenarios that I’ll be sharing over the coming months, mostly revolving around the topic of On-Premises DNS.  Today’s topic will be a very specific scenario regarding DNS Policy.  DNS Policy has been around since the debut of Windows Server 2016 and

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