Category Archives: Security

Manage windows service with core webapi

We’re building a webapi for our administrators. One of the features is stopping and starting a windows service on the webserver the webapi is hosted on. We needed to allow our application pool user to manage the windows service. For … Continue reading

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Renew certificate 2017 edition

Today I used my trusty post Resolve certificate error for Synology Diskstation part 3 of 4 again to renew my certificate. The site is still alive, is still free and still works.┬áThey even send me a reminder 2 weeks … Continue reading

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PNY ThinkSafe review

My new laptop is the MacBook Pro from Apple. The processor power, the brilliant screen and the speedy SSD make it to my perfect device. To keep it MY device I needed a security measure. Since it lacks the Kensington … Continue reading

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Password issues on mac

Our company enforces the use of complex passwords. They must contain letters, numbers and symbols, have a minimal length and differ from the last x passwords. My password is no exception. But when I log-in from my mac I always … Continue reading

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SpiraTeam database hack for user access

My test colleague uses SpiraTeam and needed some help restoring a backup. After restoring we granted access to the database from IIS (network service). But now he tells me nobody knows the Administrator password. What to do? Solution The SQL … Continue reading

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