Generate Wildcard SSL Certificate from Let’s Encrtpt with Posh-ACME

Steps to generate wildcard SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt with Posh-ACME for my lab Get the API Key & Secret Key from DNS Made Easy to update the TXT record automatically Install Posh-ACME Install-Module -Name Posh-ACME Prepare the API & Secret Key obtained #Prepare the SecretKey & API Key for DNS Made Easy $SecreatKey = …

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Deploy Google Chrome with GPO

Steps to deploy Google Chrome with GPO together with CIS Benchmark v2.0 Download Google Chrome Enterprise Package Copy the Google ChromeStandaloneEnterprise64.msi to \192.168.1.200\Software$ \192.168.1.200\Software is the Share Folder in AD Server for Software Deployment via Group Policy Open Group Policy Management Editor and Go to Default Domain Policy – Computer Configuration – Policies – Software …

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Generate CSR from Windows Server with SAN (Subject Alternative Name)

Please refer to the steps below on how to generate CSR from Windows Server with SAN (Subject Alternative Name) as SSL certificates generated from IIS do not contain a SAN Google Chrome requires SSL certificates to use SAN (Subject Alternative Name) instead of the popular Common Name (CN) since version 58 – https://www.thesslstore.com/blog/security-changes-in-chrome-58/ Run “certlm.msc” …

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SSL Certificate for Windows Remote Desktop Server

You will see the following error message when connecting to remote server via Remote Desktop (RDP) due to the Default Self Sign SSL Certificate is used for Remote Desktop Service Steps to replace it with AD Enterprise Root CA Open Certificate Authority and right clock on Certificate Template to select Manage Highlight Computer and right …

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Retrieve Microsoft Exchange Message Tracking Log with PowerShell

Please refer to the steps below on how to retrieve Microsoft Exchange Message Tracking Log with PowerShell Default Configuration of Message Tracking Log – Retention of 30 Days with Max file size of 10MB and MAX folder size of 1GB. The message tracking log will be generated hourly Get-TransportService | Select MessageTrackingLogEnabled, MessageTrackingLogMaxAge, MessageTrackingLogMaxDirectorySize, MessageTrackingLogMaxFileSize, …

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Upgrade VCSA 6.5U2 to 6.7U1 with CLI

Steps to upgrade VCSA 6.5U2 to 6.7U1 with CLI Download the vCenter Appliance 6.7U1 ISO IMPORTANT: Upgrade from vCenter Server 6.5 Update 2d to 6.7 Update 1 is not supported because this patch released after 6.7 Update 1 and is considered a back in time upgrade. Make a copy of embedded_vCSA_onESXi.json in D:\vcsa-cli-installer\templates\upgrade\vcsa6.5 to C:\Temp\UpgradeVCSA65To67_on_ESXi.json …

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Deploy VCSA 6.5 with CLI

Steps to deploy VCSA 6.5 with CLI Download the vCenter Appliance 6.5 ISO file and extract it All the template to install, upgrade & migrate are in D:\vcsa-cli-installer\templates\ and we are going to modify the D:\vcsa-cli-installer\templates\install\embedded_vCSA_on_ESXi.json file to install the VCSA 6.5 in a single ESXi 6.5 host in this lab Modify the parameters according …

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