Kerberos Authentication in Active Directory

The Kerberos version 5 authentication protocol provides a mechanism for authentication — and mutual authentication — between a client and a server, or between one server and another server. Rather than transmitting user actual password over the network, Kerberos operates with a series of tickets.  When you sit down at your workstation and press Ctrl+Alt+Del to log on and enter your credentials, your machine begins … Continue reading Kerberos Authentication in Active Directory

Identify Hyper-V VM by worker process if VM is hung on Starting/Snapshotting/Stopping

It’s easy to restart a running VM from Hyper-V Manager but when you have a situation where a number of VM’s running on a production server and you are not able to do this from the Hyper-V manager. In this case you can make use of VM worker to restart the VM without affecting any other Virtual machines. For each VM running on Hyper-V would … Continue reading Identify Hyper-V VM by worker process if VM is hung on Starting/Snapshotting/Stopping