Ethan Wilansky


Ethan Wilansky is a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and is senior director in FTI Technology's R&D group, where he focuses on creating custom SharePoint solutions. He also concentrates on the programming framework for directory services and is a member of the Office Developer Advisory Council.

PowerShell Script Lists Group Hierarchies in Any LDAP Directory 1
You can extend PowerShell's capabilities by taking advantage of the Microsoft .NET Framework. If you work with non-Microsoft LDAP directories, one particularly useful .NET tool is the System.DirectoryServices.Protocols namespace.
Use Kerberos to Secure MOSS 2007 1
Kerberos is the best authentication method for many MOSS implementations—but it's also highly complex. Learn which Kerberos authentication features you need, how to configure these features, and how to verify that Kerberos authentication is working.
10 Important Kerberos Facts
Kerberos authentication protocol facts give you background on this three-headed watchdog, which offers complex yet highly effective security.
Testing and Troubleshooting Kerberos 1
Now that you've configured Kerberos authentication, you need to test it and troubleshoot it using these resources.
Using NetDOM to Control Name Suffix Routing in a Cross-Forest Trust 1
Learn how to enable and disable Windows Server 2003 name suffix routing from the command line.
Rem - 13 Nov 2006
This month, Ethan Wilansky and Robert Sheldon show you an efficient way to script the task of finding user accounts anywhere in an Active Directory forest and teach you to enable and disable Windows Server 2003 name suffix routing from the command line.
Quickly Finding User Accounts Anywhere in an Active Directory Forest 6
Learn a simple and efficient way to script the task of finding user accounts anywhere in an Active Directory forest.
Bridge the SharePoint File-Restore Gap
In SharePoint, you can't easily restore files accidentally deleted from a SharePoint content database. But you can use an automated backup script and a variety of file-restore strategies to make the task of restoring SharePoint files easier.
Restoring Files by Using SharePoint Content Databases 1
Check out these SharePoint file-restore approaches that use the SharePoint content databases within Microsoft SQL Server.
Creating T-SQL Statements in SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005
SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 provide query-building interfaces for creating, editing, and testing T-SQL statements that access data in a SQL Server database.
Rem, August 2006
This month, Rem answers a question about the various ways to build T-SQL statements in SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005.
Creating an Automated Upload Solution for Moving Files
Bulk-moving files, such as digital images, to consistently and uniquely named folders is a tedious and error-prone process. Use the FilesUpload script to simplify and automate this redundant task while ensuring consistent folder naming along the way.
Rem, June 2006

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Rem - 13 Mar 2006
This month, Rem answers questions about the simplest way to log DDL events in SQL Server 2005 and what improvements Microsoft made to ASP.NET client-side scripting with the release of Windows .NET Framework 2.0.
Client-Side Scripting in ASP.NET 2.0
Microsoft has improved ASP.NET client-side scripting with the release of Windows .NET Framework. 2.0. The new ClientScriptManager object has 36 methods. Here’s a look at six methods that you’ll commonly use to support client-side scripting in Web pages.
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