johan soderstom

Johan Soderstrom

Password Management

Author at Specops Software

Articles written by Johan Soderstrom

  • Specops Software

    ADUC Menu Extensions in Specops Products

    A user in Active Directory may be affected by a Group Policy extended with Specops settings. Many Specops products add an extension to the Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) console. Right-clicking on a user object will display new options/menus…

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  • Removing DHCP options 66 and 67 for WDS PXE booting

    When our Specops Deploy customers run into errors during PXE boot, the likely culprit is often DHCP scope options 66 and 67. Aside from Microsoft not supporting the use of the aforementioned options to redirect PXE clients, it can be…

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  • Enable .Net in your client OS

    .NET is a programming framework created by Microsoft that developers can use to easily create applications. .Net applications are commonly used by desktop and web services. The .Net framework must be installed on your client machine in order to run…

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  • Windows 10 Capture: considerations for best practice

    In this blog post, we will provide some best practice considerations when creating a Windows 10 image with Specops Deploy. We will walk-through the process using Specops Deploy, and include some terminology to help you follow along. First, you need…

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  • Helpdesk

    Delegated password reset permission for your helpdesk

    This may come as a surprise to some, but you don’t need to grant domain admin rights for common administrative tasks, like unlocking accounts and resetting passwords. There's a better way, and it is so easy, you’ll wonder why you…

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  • 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. Components…

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  • 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 2015.…

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  • Deploy / OS Training Series (part 1): Environmental Preparations

    Specops Deploy has been designed from the ground up to utilize and integrate with your existing Windows environment. This offers customers unique advantages such as fast implementation, and native scalability. Most importantly, your Specops Deploy environment will be as stable,…

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  • Add Internet Explorer to Windows 10 start menu

    Add Internet Explorer to Windows 10 start menu

    As you may know from a previous blog post, the Windows 10 start menu can be customized. In this post, I will show you how to add Internet Explorer to the start menu. Before you get started, refer to the…

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  • Where can I find my driver on WinPE?

    Where can I find my driver on WinPE?

    You may receive a “A connection to the deployment share couldn’t not be made. The following networking device did not have a driver installed.” wizard error if you import the wrong driver, or are missing the driver on WinPE. If…

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