LAPS - Local Administrator Password Solution

Read "Remote Use of Local Accounts: LAPS Changes Everything"

Over on the Microsoft Security Guidance blog, we've posted a long overdue article about LAPS...

Author: Aaron Margosis Date: 12/10/2018

LAPS Implementation Hints and Security Nerd Commentary (including mini threat model)

Security supergurustar Jessica Payne (@jepayneMSFT) wrote a fantastic blog post about LAPS a while...

Author: Aaron Margosis Date: 02/20/2017

LAPS updated to 6.2.0

Hello, Tonight, we released updated version of LAPS. Changes in new version: Support for localized...

Author: Jiri Formacek Date: 09/29/2016

LAPS and AD sizing considerations

Recently, I got asked few times by people planning LAPS deployment about LAPS impact to their AD...

Author: Jiri Formacek Date: 08/08/2016

Testing LAPS for Nano Server with ws2016lab

Recently I met Jaromir Kaspar, my fellow PFE, and we chatted on LAPS for Nano Server Preview I...

Author: Jiri Formacek Date: 06/10/2016

LAPS and Nano Server

Some of you know that the new Windows Server 2016 "Nano Server" deployment option will not support...

Author: Jiri Formacek Date: 05/10/2016

LAPS and permission to join computer to domain

Some you may have noticed that some users may be able to read local admin passwords on some...

Author: Jiri Formacek Date: 07/17/2015

LAPS updated to 6.0.1

Hello, We released update to LAPS last week. Changes in new version: Fixed bug that caused computer...

Author: Jiri Formacek Date: 07/17/2015

LAPS and MS14-025

This short post is to remind you few things regarding coexistence of LAPS and local account password...

Author: Jiri Formacek Date: 06/19/2015

LAPS and password storage in clear text in AD

People often ask me why we decided to store password in clear text in AD when implementing LAPS....

Author: Jiri Formacek Date: 06/01/2015

LAPS and machine reinstalls

LAPS uses attribute ms-MCS-AdmPwdExpirationTime at computer object to remember expiration time of...

Author: Jiri Formacek Date: 05/06/2015