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CNN/Network World: Microsoft to patch Active Directory

Feb 28, 2000, 00:24 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sharon Gaudin, John Fontana)

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"Less than a week after releasing Windows 2000, Microsoft is already working on a patch for Active Directory that addresses problems with the directory's user administration features."

"While Microsoft was engaged in another directory tit-for-tat last week with Novell, company officials acknowledged that at least one fix for Active Directory will be in the first Win 2000 service pack. No date has been set for the shipment of the service pack."

"The patch addresses a problem pointed out by members of Microsoft's Joint Development Program, a group of early adopters and high-level beta testers. Those people pressured the firm to address the issue they say could seriously complicate management of groups of users, according to sources."

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