Secure your PHP (on Windows)

Although alot of people will be running PHP on an Apache environment I have several reasons to be running mine on Windows, specifically 2012 R2. Lately I’ve been seeing alot of activity of people trying to inject mallicious code into several of my clients websites and so have begun drilling down into securing PHP. To […]

How to get an A grade on SSLLabs with IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2

After having some serious problems trying to find proper documentation for how to fix some of the bigger leaks in IIS (such as logjam, FREAK, POODLE) I became frustrated with the lack of documentation. Microsoft itself will point you to Nartac IIS Crypto which is a great tool, but I needed to roll these fixes out […]

CRM 2011 on Server 2012 (via upgrade)

After a recent upgrade CRM had stopped working on our new Server 2012 based server. During the upgrade CRMs application had been whiped and simply adding the the old folder back to IIS 8.0 (And setting up the proper permissions) did help in recovering the web based service but this did not fix the issues for […]

Webfarming on Windows Server 2003 & 2008 This guide is a very comprehensive walk-through on several key points on creating webserver farms, both in 2003 but this is also still relevant in 2008 (R2) A small pointer here is that also there is an old MS article which states you should make a binding of you cluster IP on your IIS […]

Creating internal certificate for OWA with multiple URLs

Creating a certificate that supports multiple URLs for internal and external usage in Exchange OWA using an internal CA via Windows. As a guide I used this article and also CertReq /? Create a TXT file with the following content: [NewRequest] Subject = “CN=Exchange.Pastures.local” Exportable = true ExportableEncrypted = true MachineKeySet = true FriendlyName = […]