Redirect Exchange OWA to default site and force SSL in Exchange 2010

OWA redirect to default site forcing SSL is useful If you have those one or two users who cant seem to remember to add the https or the OWA to the exchange OWA url. To do this via IIS manger can be time consuming and tricky, below is the script which I came across (Mark … Continue reading Redirect Exchange OWA to default site and force SSL in Exchange 2010

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

Replacing a 1024 bit SSL certificate with a 2048 bit or higher without downtime

As most of the Certificate Authorities now only issue a ┬áminimum 2048 or greater one has issues when you are IIS is using a 1024 bits certificate and when you generate a CSR for renewal you end up with a 1024 CSR and to get around it you need to remove the production SSL certificate … Continue reading Replacing a 1024 bit SSL certificate with a 2048 bit or higher without downtime