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How to Encrypt Password in web.config files


This post is a small how to guide, on how to encrypt sensitive information in a web.config and in my specific case username and password for a service account used by the Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) services, such as MFA User Portal and MFA Mobile App web services. In my scenario, those services had been installed on dedicated servers and since it was decided to use service accounts for communicating with the backend MFA servers. The MFA service account are…

How to repopulate TPM with BitLocker Recovery Key after a Motherboard replacement


If you run Bitlocker and get your motherboard (mainboard) replaced, e.g. could be from a repair of the PC or Laptop. Then you would start to get prompted for Bitlocker Recovery Key every time you start your PC, This happens because the TPM chip on the new motherboard, does not contain any information about the Bitlocker encryption of your hard drive. So you have to repopulate the TPM chip with the Bitlocker Recovery Key. This can be done in several…

Windows 10 Learning Resources


Windows 10 has now been out for some weeks. Here is a great list of learning resources about Windows 10, both for IT Pro and Developers. IT Pro Resources Windows 10 courses in Microsoft Virtual Academy Channel9 videos and on-demand webcasts about Windows 10 Windows 10 Jumpstart webcast (Preparing Your Enterprise for Windows 10 as a Service ) – (Aug. 13th and 14th 2015) Developer Resources Developer Tools Download Developer for Windows 10 – What’s New Windows 10 – Get Started…

Windows Server 2012 Jump Start Training videos available


I have previously posted about Microsoft Jumpstart training videos. About a week ago Microsoft announce the release of the HD-quality video recordings available on TechNet. Windows Server 2012 Jump Start – High-Level Overview Designed for Microsoft Partners, early adopters, and experienced IT Pros/ITDMs familiar with Microsoft server technologies All twelve (12) modules are under an hour and packed with engaging discussion and real-world demos — watch them all! 85% said the course motivated them to deploy WS2012 sooner than originally…

How to setup HDHomeRun Dual with Windows Media Center


Last night I spent some hours on configuring a HDHomeRun DUAL box with Windows 7 Media Center. It took some time to get it worked right. So I thought I’ll share my experience and my end results of the configuration that works for with Stofa (Cable Provider) in Denmark. First there is a good guide available on the HDHomeRun site: Windows Media Center – Windows 7. Although it misses some configuration parts, which works in WMC for the Antenna/Digital Cable…

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