Archive for March, 2012

Slow logging into domain

March 26th, 2012 No comments

When you are facing slow logons into domain and you also get events 1030 and 1006 you need to look into your network. By default Kerberos uses UDP packets to communicate. You need to force Kerberos to use TCP instead of UDP by changing registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Control\\Lsa\\ Kerberos\\Parameters

If it doesn’t exists just create it 🙂

Create DWORD key called MaxPacketSize and set it to value 1.

For more infor there is official KB


Roaming profiles and Folder Redirection settings

March 7th, 2012 No comments

Nowadays I meet couple customers which wanted to implement old school technologies: folders redirection and roaming profiles. When they have implemented features they didn’t do it right way, because they have used default settings which are not really what you might want. I also read couple articles why roaming profiles and folders redirection are bad solutions. They really ain’t that bad.

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