Tim Springston

Tim Springston (tim.springston@microsoft.com) is a senior support escalation engineer on the Commercial Technical Support team at Microsoft, where he is the lead for security and authentication. Check out his Active Directory Blog.

Articles by Tim Springston
Highway leading into the clouds
How Microsoft Does Windows Azure Active Directory PowerShell
When you're administering Microsoft cloud assets, knowing how to use Windows PowerShell is a must-have skill. Here are some PowerShell code snippets that can save you time, energy, and frustration.
Understanding and Detecting Secure Channel Problems
Few problems are more difficult to diagnose—or more common—than those related to secure channels. Here are three ways to root them out.
The Most Confusing Dialog Box in Active Directory 1
This breakdown of Kerberos settings and how they correspond to AD provides much-needed clarity about Kerberos authentication.
Resolve Performance Problems Associated with Authentication Scaling
You need to know when you’ve reached a point of authentication failure due to resource bottlenecks and an excessive volume of NTLM authentication—and how to fix the problem.
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