Tim Springston

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.

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Highway leading into the clouds
How Microsoft Does Windows Azure Active Directory PowerShell 1
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 1
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 1
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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