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How do I import into ADAM / AD LDS - The specified instance type is invalid

I'm having a hard time importing an LDIF file into ADAM/ AD LDS, and the error is below (instance type is invalid). I've tested and recovered from errors that relate to The import file is ASCII, ...
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AppFabric vs AD LDS

I'm helping design a solution for a huge organization which relies on a SQL cluster. If this cluster is unavailable, the entire organization will not be able to authenticate to printers. there are ...
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Email address as rdn in Active Directory Application Mode - ADAM

Is it OK to use an email address as the CN attribute in ADAM (I don't mean the email/mail attribute)? I have a requirement that calls for ADAM for authentication and the user's email address as the CN ...
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Solutions for making Active Directory Sites and Services with ADAM run faster

The MMC snapin from ADAM called Active Directory Sites and Services is running slow. It was installed on Windows 7 as part of an Active Directory project. We are doing some Active Directory ...
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AD LDS High availability

We are currently using CAS for multiple directory authentication. AD for internal users, AD LDS for external users. I've read that NLB is a possible solution, but wondering if this is possible with ...
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Stand alone or free application to backup ADAM / AD LDS database files

Do you know any small standalone and free tool, that can be run in console, to backup / restore ADAM / AD LDS database files (like adamntds.dit, edbres00001.jrs etc.). I tried to stop ADAM service ...
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Backing up an ADAM database - locking occurring

I'm having problems trying to backup an ADAM database on Windows. it keeps saying that the server is locked. I know that the database is used by IIS, so I've stopped all the applications and it still ...
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Windows Server 2003 vs 2008 & ADAM vs AD LDS

Comparing Window Server 2003 to 2008, I know that ADAM (active directory application mode) has been replaced with AD LDS (active directory lightweight directory services). I am just wondering, if ...
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Does Windows Server 2008 clustering require ActiveDirectory?

I'm trying to find out if Server 2008 supports clustering in a DMZ environment where there is no ActiveDirectory installed. If it does require AD then can clustering be done using the AD Lightweight ...