During the last seven weeks I’ve spent a lot of time in California. With my study class we worked on projects with local companies in the Silicon Valley. It was a great experience. For the weekends I had decided to visit Yosemite and the beautiful lake Tahoe again. Despite the Californian drought I had some good hikes there. Before leaving for home I took a flight to Costa Rica and spent a week there. Seeing the caribbean coast not on a post card was a very nice thing. Now here are some pictures you might like:
Since SharePoint 2013 only supports claim based authentication I discovered that updates in SharePoint Active Directory groups do not take effect immediately.
Thanks to Ryan McIntyre there’s a simple fix for that issue.
By adjusting the lifetime of the claims token you can shorten the time it takes to update the Active Directory group changes.
The site: https://donttrack.us/ shows in a comprehensible way how googles data greed can affect you real life.
And if you still think this is just conspiracy, you have to know, that people thought the same about the NSA years ago.
Asking what you can do? Check out this site: https://prism-break.org
Interested in this issue? Look further on these sites:
One of my company’s requirements is the retention time of 10 years for user accounts and their mailbox data, I have to admit, this might not be common or even recommended.
However I have to deal with it.
One problem to face is the availabilty of user account names, by the number of about 500 employees there’s a hight change that two or even more people are having the same name.
To clean up the available names in the system I’ve written a script that renames a users identity and the mailboxes address.
So let’s see what this script does: