Tag: HTTP Secure

Oct 26

How to: Move your NginX website to HTTPs / SSL

  How to: Move your NginX website to HTTPs / SSL It comes at no surprise that a lot of people are looking into moving their sites to HTTPs due to recent events: Google’s decision to give ranking points to sites that use SSL / HTTPs and eavesdropping by governments world wide. There are a number …

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Dec 15

How to: Purge Http and Https caches in NginX with NginX Helper

How to: Purge Http and Https caches in NginX with NginX Helper If I had a wish list, it would be remote purge and supporting custom purging expressions/keys. Regardless, If you edit the file nginx-helper/purger.php and modify some lines you can send your purge request to both your http and https server. In my case …

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Dec 12

How to: Not serve cached pages to logged in users using Varnish

How to: Not serve cached pages to logged in users using Varnish Generally speaking caching is a good thing, it takes a bit load off the web servers and serves the content more quickly to our site visitors. However, there are a few scenarios where caching is not that great: A highly dynamic site for …

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Apr 24

Error activating Jetpack: SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate in certificate chain

Error activating Jetpack: SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate in certificate chain I haven’t had the need to activate Jetpack on a new site for a while but now that I did I came across this issue: Jetpack could not contact WordPress.com: register_http_request_failed. This usually means something is incorrectly configured on your web host. SSL …

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Jun 30

How to: Resolve common problems with HTTPS Inspection using Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010

How to resolve common HTTPS inspection issues while using Microsoft TMG 2010 While working with Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 (previously known as Internet Security and Acceleration server) https inspection is a big new component of it. If you ever look through your logs and you find https-inspection as the protocol that is causing …

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May 17

How to: Configure and understand AutoDiscover with TMG

Using Exchange 2010 Autodiscovery with Microsoft’s Forefront Threat Management Gateway After working with Windows Small Business Server and Threat Management Gateway one of the challenges you come across is what kind of policies do you need to set it place to allow access to Exchange 2010 Web services for your corporate users. Well, it all …

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Apr 09

Resolved: You must specify a non-autogenerated machine key to store passwords in the encrypted format. Either specify a different passwordFormat, or change the machineKey configuration to use a non-autogenerated decryption key

Q) How to resolve the error message “You must specify a non-autogenerated machine key to store passwords in the encrypted format.” when using ASP.Net membership: When using ASP.Net membership provider you might encounter the error “You must specify a non-autogenerated machine key to store passwords in an encrypted format” like this one: System.Configuration.Provider.ProviderException was unhandled …

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