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

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Tools: Test your Firewall’s AV, Anti-Bot and Threat Emulation functions

Found this tool from CheckPoint to test your AV, Anti-Bot and Threat Emulation function. https://threatwiki.checkpoint.com/threatwiki/public.htm Test Threat Emulation Click to download a DOC with an exploit. This file will not harm your computer. To confirm the file was detected, use the Smart Log / Smart View Tracker to locate the Threat Emulation log for this … Continue reading Tools: Test your Firewall’s AV, Anti-Bot and Threat Emulation functions

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

Off-Subject: iCloud: If you’re not receiving notifications in iCloud Calendar

If you’re not receiving notifications about events and shared calendars while signed in to iCloud.com or on your devices set up for Calendar on iCloud.com, you may need to change your iCloud Calendar settings. Change iCloud Calendar settings Click the Action pop-up menu  in the sidebar, then choose Preferences. In the Advanced pane, select “In-app notifications,” then … Continue reading Off-Subject: iCloud: If you’re not receiving notifications in iCloud Calendar

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

Facebook adds Google Authenticator for Two-Factor Authentication

Good news! Facebook now makes Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) easier to set up by allowing common third-party apps like Google Authenticator or Duo Security on both desktop and mobile. 2FA adds layer of security to your Facebook login by requiring you to provide a passcode or from “something that you have” (which is the 2FA generated … Continue reading Facebook adds Google Authenticator for Two-Factor Authentication