Security

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 …

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Error Loading Groups in Azure MFA Server

If you have implemented an om-premise Azure MFA server and have an Active Directory with many objects, you might have run into this issue (Error loading security groups), when trying to load groups in the Directory Integration – Synchronization of the Azure MFA Server Console. The error is seen when …

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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 …

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ASP.NET Vulnerability and Exchange

The announced ASP.NET vulnerability (Microsoft Security Advisory (2416728) from Microsoft is also affecting Exchange Server. The Exchange Team has tested the patch for this vulnerability and has approved it and it’s recommended to apply this to your Exchange servers as soon as possible. The Exchange Server team has completed validation …

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