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

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