Using a Client Certificate when Bridging SSL traffic from ISA Server

Introduction One feature that occasionally causes some confusion among ISA Administrators is the option to “Use a certificate to authenticate to the SSL Web server” which is on the Bridging tab of a Web Publishing Rule.  Some people mistakenly believe that this has to be checked for ISA Server to communicate securely with the published resource.   As … Continue reading Using a Client Certificate when Bridging SSL traffic from ISA Server

TMG Forefront 2010: Re-enabling Configuration Change Tracking Description

If you check the box Do not show this prompt again you will, of course, not be prompted to enter descriptions for applied changes in the future. If you later decide you’d like to have this feature back, highlight the Troubleshooting node in the navigation tree and select the Change Tracking tab in the main window. In the Tasks pane click Configure Change Tracking and check … Continue reading TMG Forefront 2010: Re-enabling Configuration Change Tracking Description

Set up connectors for secure mail flow with a partner organization

Enforce TLS to a partner organization. You can create connectors to apply security restrictions to mail exchanges with a partner organization or service provider. A partner can be an organization you do business with, such as a bank. It can also be a third-party cloud service that provides services such as archiving, anti-spam, and filtering. … Continue reading Set up connectors for secure mail flow with a partner organization

TSHOOT: VPN L2TP not working on some Windows machines

Problem: Client behind NAT devices are unable to connect to VPN L2TP Solution: Modern Windows devices do not support L2TP/IPsec connections when the Windows computer or VPN server are located behind a NAT. If the Windows VPN client fails with Error 809 when trying to establish a VPN connection to an MX located behind a … Continue reading TSHOOT: VPN L2TP not working on some Windows machines

Microsoft Windows 10 to introduce protection “switch” against Ransomwares

In a blog statement released by Microsoft on the 28th of June, Microsoft released a Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16232  and Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15228 to Insiders in the Fast ring which is part of the new end-to-end security features in Windows 10. This is to tackle the serious issue of a … Continue reading Microsoft Windows 10 to introduce protection “switch” against Ransomwares

Tricks: Cisco VPN Client to work on Windows 10

Problem Fixed: Legacy Cisco VPN Client (v5.0.07)is not working on Windows 10. Version 5.0.07 is the last version of this client application released by Cisco until they introduced Cisco AnyConnect as their new VPN Client Software. Workaround: Steps below: Step-by-step guide 1. Download and install the Sonicwall 64-bit VPN client (Yes, a sonicwall) from HERE (as of … Continue reading Tricks: Cisco VPN Client to work on Windows 10