Tag Archive: Security

Oct 23 2012

Configuring a PPTP Site to Site VPN with TMG 2010

If you have branch offices, you need VPN. Without VPN it will be hard to do file sharing, policies and other stuff. If TMG 2010 is your way to go for this, then read on. TMG 2010 supports multiple protocols for VPN like, IPsec, L2TP over IPSEC and PPTP.

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Oct 21 2012

Working with VMware vCenter permissions

I wanted to extend my previous post and get in to some deep stuff with permissions in vCenter. It’s an important topic because there are a lot of times that users or some developers need access to their VMs but you don’t want them to mess with the all infrastructure.

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Apr 05 2012

Install certificate in IIS 6.0 after deleting the pending certificate request

Looks like lately certificates are my specialty. Today, at work I had to replace a certificate in IIS 6.0 to one of the web sites; the old one expired. The new certificate was purchased as a renewal of the old one, not as a new certificate, so no private key…well not with the certificate anyway, …

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Apr 03 2012

Replacing VMware vSphere 5 Web Client Server default (self signed) certificate

Yep…I’m the kind of guy that does not like those red bars in IE, and I created this post because I just got another one. Right after I finished installing VMware vSphere 5 Web Client Server and opened¬†the web console to register one or more vCenter servers, I got the certificate error page in the …

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Apr 01 2012

Issuing Extended Validation (EV) certificates from an Internal Windows CA

OK boys and girls, is time for some fun using certificates issued by an internal Windows CA. As you can read in the title we are going to issue EV (Extended validation) certificates from our internal CA. Yes it can be done with Windows Server 2008 R2. Using EV certificates on your web sites does …

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Mar 26 2012

Digitally Signing RemoteApp Programs on Windows Server 2008 R2

Those of you that have one or more Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) servers in the network, that host RemoteApp programs, know how frustrating is that certificate error when clients connect to their virtualized applications. To re mediate this you will need to install a proper/trusted certificate on the server to sign those …

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Feb 24 2012

Replacing VMware vCenter server default (self signed) certificate

You have your VMware Infrastructure in-place, and is working great, but…what do you do about that annoying certificate message when you, or another person connects to the vCenter Server. And is not just the message, is about trust between your vSphere client and the vCenter server. I remember that I had to give a person …

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Feb 22 2012

Publish VMware vSphere client with TMG 2010

There are situations in small environments when you need to access your ESX/ESXi server from the internet, for troubleshooting or just to create or restart a virtual machine. I bet that’s a piece of cake for some of you, but what if you have a TMG server as a firewall. Well…things are not so easy …

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Feb 05 2012

Replacing VMware ESX server default (self signed) certificate

I bet you got tired of those annoying certificate messages every time you connect to your ESX/ESXi servers. And is not just about the messages, is more about trusting the host, you or your users connect to. There are situations when you need to have a proper and a trusted certificate on you ESX/ESXi hosts, …

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Jan 11 2012

Publish Outlook Web App (OWA) with TMG 2010

Hi there, me again. Just a couple of days before, I had to publish Exchange 2010 OWA for a client; than I thought, why not make a guide on this blog and show you the steps. And here it is. In this post I will show you how to securely publish Exchange 2010 OWA to …

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