Password Recovery Procedure for the Cisco VPN 3000 Series

The following method does not make you lose the configuration on the concentrator so far tested. The factory default passwords for the Cisco VPN 3000 Series are: username: admin password: admin Complete these steps in order to recover a password: Connect a PC to the VPN Concentrator with a straight-through RS-232 serial cable between the … Continue reading Password Recovery Procedure for the Cisco VPN 3000 Series

Invalid Fully Qualified Domain Names no longer accepted in Subject Alternative Names (SANS) in SSL certficates

After a recent legislation change, CA's will no longer accept invalid fully qualified Domain name such as .local, servername.local as Subject Alternative Names for SSL's expiring after 1 November 2015. If you already have got such an SSL certificate it will be revoked post this date. I noticed this when renewing a 5 yr SSL … Continue reading Invalid Fully Qualified Domain Names no longer accepted in Subject Alternative Names (SANS) in SSL certficates