Tag Archive: Public key certificate

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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Mar 24

Exchange Server 2013: HTTP 500 Errors for ECP and OWA (Fresh Install)

Exchange Server 2013: HTTP 500 Errors for ECP and OWA (Fresh Install) Sometime ago I changed my domain name (you can read more about it here: How to: Rename an Active Directory Domain Name) to better address some business needs but unfortunately I had my Exchange Server offline as we are mostly using Exchange Online now. …

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Nov 06

How to: Configure Central Certificate Store (CCS) with IIS 8 (Windows Server 2012)

How to: Configure Central Certificate Store (CCS) with IIS 8 (Windows Server 2012) There are a few things you might run across as you try to develop a web farm that has to share SSL Certificates, one of them is the Central Certificate Store. What is CCS? Central Certificate Store or Centralized SSL Certificate Support …

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Oct 26

How to: Manage vault certificates in Windows Azure Backup

How to: Manage vault certificates in Windows Azure Backup Obtained from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn169036.aspx Windows Azure Recovery Services encompasses a set of Windows Azure vaults that help to protect your organization from data loss, and aid in continuity of operations. Vaults are used to store and protect information that is specified as part of your recovery services configuration. …

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Oct 25

What RSA key length should I use for my SSL certificates?

What RSA key length should I use for my SSL certificates? Recently I was working on setting up an SSL certificate for a site and Internet Explorer asked me what key length I wanted to use. Usually providers offer 2048 and 4096 as their standard options so I was tempted to give it a shot …

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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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Mar 14

How to: Use the Certificate Enrollment MMC in the TMG host machine

How to: Use the Certificate Enrollment MMC in the TMG host machine Behavior: When you are using the Certificate MMC snap-in and/or try to perform a certificate auto-enrollment in your localhost/TMG server you’ll most likely run into an error message on-screen that reads ” RPC failure “. If you try requesting a certificate on other computers joined to your …

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Mar 11

How to Manage the Remote Desktop Gateway Service in SBS 2011 Standard , SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Server 2012 Essentials.

How to Manage the Remote Desktop Gateway Service in SBS 2011 Standard , SBS 2011 Essentials and Windows Server 2012 Essentials. Summary Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Windows Server 2012 Essentials installs and configures the Remote Desktop Gateway role for use with the Remote Web Access website. The setup process …

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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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Jan 18

What is 1e100.net?

What is 1e100.net? Perhaps many of you have come across the domain 1e100.net. As I was working with custom search I noticed my firewall was blocking traffic so the results were not coming up. A little bit of digging revealed the following: Denied Connection Log type: Web Proxy (Forward) Status: 12227 The name on the …

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