Demystified Series: AzMan on Windows Server Code Name “Longhorn” and Windows Vista

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The Demystified Series is pleased to present a collection of screencasts on Windows Authorization Manager (AzMan). Keith Brown, a contributing editor for MSDN Magazine and co-founder of PluralSight, states that this series provides, “…what may be your first look at Authorization Manager – a hidden gem in Windows that can help you build Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) into your applications.” I trust you will discover this statement to be true for yourself as well.

In this fourth session “AzMan on Windows Server Code Name “Longhorn” and Windows Vista,”  the future is now! In this screencast Keith highlights the new features for AzMan that are present in “Longhorn” and Windows Vista. Several new capabilities and programming efficiencies are in store for developers that want to leverage this new version of AzMan. Keith also talks about some of the key performance enhancements that were made as well. Of course you can’t experience server-side development with this new version of AzMan until “Longhorn” ships – but if you just can’t wait, go to your Windows Vista machine and Run… azman.msc. The future is now! 

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Other AzMan screencasts:
Getting Started with AzMan
Programming AzMan
AzMan in the Enterprise

Resources:
Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack

Web Logs:
donovanf's Identity and Access Blog 
AzMan Team Blog
Keith Brown's Blog


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    The Discussion

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      fetters5

      Are there any samples that show how to extend azman to include selecting users from adam(as shown in your video).  For some reason even when I enter a sid into azman through vbs (following some examples from the azman team blog) I get the sid to enter but the account is unknown in azman even  when trying it on win2k8 server june ctp (which it looks like was used on the video).  Having unknown accounts to show up instead of bob or mary doesn't really help that much.

      I was just wondering if you could point me into the right direction. Any help is much appreciated.
      Thanks

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      jstrassburg
      Will the new API and speed enhancements be available to non-Vista clients?  I cannot find a download for the new runtime.
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      Natacuin
      Hello.

      If most users have Windows XP, can we use this new feactures? What I have to change in my .Net projects?
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      Rene Incer

      I want to migrate an Application Roles, Tasks, etc, to another Adam Store in another server. Here is my case:

      From:

      Application Name:  AppDemo

      Store Name: StoreDemo

      Instance Name:  InstanceDemo

      Server:  Development

       

      To:

      Application Name:  App

      Store Name: Store

      Instance Name:  Instance

      Server:  Production

       

      Idea here, is to develop software in a sever and migrate this when It is finished. I tried to use Ldifde, and another tools, but is so difficult to use them, and i think it can  not be done whit these tools.

       

      It is amazing things that can be done in Visual with AzMan authentication. Roles, Operations, Tasks!! But i want a better tool to migrate between Servers, Between AdamStore or Application.

       

      What do you recommend?

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