Tag: Fully qualified domain name

Oct 26

How to: Create a Self Signed Certificate in Ubuntu

How to: Create a Self Signed Certificate in Ubuntu Many times during the initial phases of a Web Server deployment we are in need of testing secure communications (and its configuration) using a certificate. Unfortunately we might not have a valid certificate from a certification authority at the time. There are also other scenarios were you …

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Dec 14

Recommendations when Deploying Ubuntu VMs in Windows Azure

Recommendations when Deploying Ubuntu VMs in Windows Azure Below are a few recommendations to keep in mind when deploying Ubuntu VMs in Windows Azure. From networking to deploying applications and collecting metrics. With no further due here they are: Networking When using your own DNS servers make sure Azure’s DHCP doesn’t interfere: How to: Enable …

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Dec 14

How to: Resolve slow Logging in issues and Sudo rights use when using your own DNS in Windows Azure

How to: Resolve slow Logging in issues and Sudo rights use when using your own DNS in Windows Azure Another issue I encountered while using a Linux VM inside Windows Azure is that the logging in process was extremely slow and then you tried to run a command with elevated rights, it was slow too. …

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Dec 10

Exchange 2013: Wild Card Certificates and Hybrid Configuration Wizard

Exchange 2013: Wild Card Certificates and Hybrid Configuration Wizard As part of the latest migration to the Cloud I ran into some issues with my Exchange Hybrid Migration Wizard. This seems to be an obscure error but a lot of people out there who use a Wild Card Certificate for their server might run into …

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Mar 10

How to: Configure Hyper-V Replica using certificate-based authentication (https)

How to: Configure Hyper-V Replica using certificate-based authentication (https) Disclaimer: Before you get too deep into the article I have not been able to do this for a Hyper-V Core Windows Server Installation (the free Hyper-V version you download off of Microsoft). I get the certificate and everything to show up but last-minute it throws and error …

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May 19

How to: Publish Exchange 2010 – Outlook Web Access (OWA) – with TMG

Publishing Outlook Web Access (OWA) using Microsoft’s Threat Management Gateway (TMG) Publishing Outlook Web Access (OWA) is a usual step in the enterprise. You want to be able to provide access to your corporate emails via a web interface users can access anywhere with an Internet Connection. Below are some steps and recommendations for making …

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Dec 20

How to: Clear or Flush DNS cache on a Mac OS X computer

How to: Clear or Flush DNS cache on a Mac OS X computer Most operating systems implement a local DNS cache for a number of reasons: lower the load on DNS servers, faster domain name resolution, etc. This is great for a number of reasons, but it also poses a problem from time to time. Most …

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