Tag Archive: Password

Mar 30

Resolved: Passwords must meet complexity requirements

Resolved: Passwords must meet complexity requirements Recently we were working on synchronizing passwords between an onPremise AD deployment and Azure Directory Services. As part of that we had to enable a strong password policy (You can configure this security setting by opening the appropriate policy and expanding the console tree: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Account Policies\Password …

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Dec 09

How to: Secure a site using Apache

How to: Secure a site using Apache If I had to, I would probably say that most people who use Apache do it to publish sites that are publicly accessible and/or have built-in security (say WordPress which manages itself access to the application and data). So now that I wanted to publish a site that …

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Nov 05

How to: Generate Random Passwords

How to: Generate Random Passwords Sometimes one of the issues I have is coming up with Random Passwords. It takes time to play around with the keyboard and although just hitting random keys seems easy I struggle with that. This is specially true when you are trying to set passwords for a long list of …

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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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