Technical

License import errors in Specops Password Policy

Following a Specops Password Policy installation (and in some cases an upgrade), you will need to import your license. The process is pretty seamless, but there are some errors you may encounter. In this blog post, we’ll walk through... Read More

password entropy

Comparing the strength of different password policies

This article dives deep into the math that is hidden behind the Relative Password Policy Strength in Specops Password Auditor. Bring your combinatorics book and strap in for a math lesson. Relative Password Policy Strength The password policy strength... Read More

A smart alternative to SCCM

Are you looking for a smart and simple alternative to System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)? Specops Deploy automates the installation of operating systems, software, and applications in your Microsoft Active Directory environment. Specops Deploy extends the functionality of Group... Read More

PXE-e18: Server response timeout

I was imaging some recently purchased machines with a Specops Deploy client, but no matter which machine we worked on, we would get a PXE-e18 timeout error. No response from Windows Deployment server. All the boot files were present... Read More

Deploy / OS Training Series (part 3): Configuration

Welcome to part 3 of the Specops Deploy / OS training series. In part 1, we provided an overview of the environmental preparations. In part 2, we provided some supplemental information that can be used alongside the installation guide. In... Read More

Deploy / OS Training Series (part 2): Installation

Welcome to part 2 of the Specops Deploy / OS training series. In part 1, we provided an overview of the environmental preparations. In this post, we will provide some supplemental information that can be used alongside the installation guide.... Read More

Specops does biometrics with the Fingerprint Authenticator

With more and more manufacturers embedding biometric capabilities into their devices, biometric authentication is here to stay. According to the Biometrics Research Group, the number of people using biometrics on mobile devices totaled 650 million towards the end of... Read More