This guide covers how to configure a Mediation server for use with the CircuitID.com gateway (gateway.circuitid.com). This is the first part of a multiple part series which will cover everything from this to Call Routing and Firewall Configuration.
Posts Tagged ‘Windows Server 2008 R2’
SCE(System Center Essentials) 2010 provides a great collection of monitors from the first time you use it. Monitors in SCE look at the performance and availibility of your servers along with other things; if there seems to be a problem, a monitor raises an alert which can be seen in the SCE management console. SCE takes that [...]
Prior to Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 it was not supported to protect computers which were not members of your Domain. Additionally, nor was it possible to protect a computer which was not a member of any domain. That has all changed, and it’s now easier than ever to protect your data.
What is an SID? An SID (Security Identifier) is a unique name assigned by a Windows domain controller that is used to identify a subject in a Windows network. An example SID would be S-1-5-21-698722459-2703455653-311392944. 1 is the revision level, 5 is the identifier authority value, and 21-698722459-2703455653-311392944 is the domain or local computer identifier. [...]
Working in a Windows 2008 Server environment every day you pick up a lot of handy little shortcuts and commands that allow you to get things done faster and with less effort.
This tutorial will show you how to make a forest trust in Windows Server. A trust allows users in one domain to access resources in another domain. Trusts can be one-way or two-way. In a one-way trust, one domain’s users may access another domain’s resources, but not the other way around. In a two-way trust, [...]
Keeping your certificates up to date in exchange is one of the more involved tasks you’ll encounter while administrating a Microsoft Exchange 2007 and 2010.
What is a stub zone? Stub zones are a way for different DNS servers from different domains to communicate DNS information to each other. Technically speaking, a stub zone is a copy of a zone that contains only those resource records necessary to identify the authoritative DNS servers for that zone. When someone wants a resource [...]
Windows 2008 R2 offers some new features that improve DNS security. These new features include: DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) DNS cache locking DNS Socket Pool DNSSEC protects against forged DNS information, by using digital signatures. DNSSEC uses SSL to secure connections between DNS clients and servers. SSL encrypts the DNS query traffic between the DNS client and DNS server; it [...]
As far as services go, this could be considered one of the most misunderstood features available to a Windows Administrator. With a few simple configurations this service can be converted from a nuisance to a solid last line of defense to secure your servers.