Archive for August, 2007

Security-Boundary: Forest vs. Domain

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

About time for a somewhat technical post: In some Newsgroup we recently discussed if it’s considered Best-Practice to deploy a lot of single-domain forests as opposed to a single multi-domain forest. The major reason herefore was that in the early Windows 2000 days, somebody said that the domain is the security boundary. After they’ve figured […]


Friday, August 24th, 2007

DEC-Europe is approaching, and since I was communicating heavily the past days about this conference I decided to sum up my favorite reasons why this is the conference to be: It’s dedicated to Microsoft Directory Services Attendees and Speakers are usually in the same hotel, encourages a lot of after-hour chats This is the conference […]

Blush – to much honor

Monday, August 20th, 2007

Nicki Wruck, the organizer of the “International Communities for Europe (ICE)”-Conference wrote in his blog about when we met a couple weeks ago at the SysAdmin Apprechiation Day (an event organized by Microsoft TechNet Germany): Freely translated from “There was another highlight: Mr. Directory himself had the pleasure to meet me: Ulf B. Simon-Weidner was there […]

Upcoming Conferences (aka my speaking engagements)

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

Recently there was a lot of activity on the conference front. I already wrote about the Directory Experts Conference 2007 in Europe. Two weeks ago there was the “Sysadmin Apprechiation Day” – and Microsoft TechNet celebrated the admins with a party. I was invited to join. And I met the organizer of the community conference “Intelligent Communities […]

Remembering TechEd US in Orlando

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

Hi there,   I’m still way behind in blogging, however I want to keep the timeline and therefore it’s time to write about TechEd US in Orlando this year. I love those conferences. But I guess thats – at least to the view folks reading my blog – “public” knowledge [;)]. I was scheduled into […]