Enable Code Signing template on your Certification Authority

Open the Certification Authority Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in, and then select your issuing CA. When connected, right-click Certificate Templates, and then click New. in Enable Certificate Templates, select Code Signing Click on OK



WSUS Windows Update Error 0x80244010

Several Windows Server reported this Solution was connecting to SUSDB using Servername: np:\.\pipe\MICROSOFT##WID\tsql\queryStart SQL Server Management Studio elevated or get a Login failed for user Then query for the current value of MaxXMLPerRequest in table tbConfigurationC USE SUSDB GO SELECT MaxXMLPerRequest from tbConfigurationC Then update the value: UPDATE tbConfigurationC SET MaxXMLPerRequest = 0 And check…




Accessing SUSDB (Windows Server Update Services – WSUS) WID Windows Internal Database -> Login failed for user

SQL Server Management Studio installed, tried to connect to a SUS WID using Servername: np:\\.\pipe\MICROSOFT##WID\tsql\query Resulted in: =================================== Cannot connect to np:\\.\pipe\MICROSOFT##WID\tsql\query. =================================== Login failed for user ‘REMOVED\admin.solvia’. (.Net SqlClient Data Provider) —————————— For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft%20SQL%20Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=18456&LinkId=20476 —————————— Server Name: np:\\.\pipe\MICROSOFT##WID\tsql\query Error Number: 18456 Severity: 14 State: 1 Line Number: 65536 —————————— Program Location: at…



Install-Package : No match was found for the specified search criteria and package name ‘PsWindowsUpdate’. Try Get-PackageSource to see all available registered package sources.

Yeah, thanks M$, that’s what i always think when i just want to execute a basic task and i get a %&ç*% error message. I always install PsWindowsUpdate to manage Windows Updates on Servers and Workstations i’m responsible for because GUIs.. well, they limit you somehow.. Now, i got this error message again .. it’s…




actiTIME time reporting – MySql data and reporting

We’re using actiTIME (free version) for several years now. We’re happy with this time reporting/tracking solution, the only short coming for us are the integrated reports/the possibilities to create custom reports. In this article we’re going to Get an overview of actiTIME and database componentsGet access to the databaseCapture queries made by the actiTIME application…




Publish ASP.NET Web App to IIS using import publish settings in Visual Studio

You can use the Publish tool to import publish settings and then deploy your app directly out of Visual Studio. These steps apply to ASP.NET, ASP.NET Core, and .NET Core apps in Visual Studio. In this tutorial, you will: Configure IIS so that you can generate a publish settings fileCreate a publish settings fileImport the…



IIS – create Web Site using PowerShell

In this article i’ll quickly document ‘how to create a web site using PowerShell’. IISAdministration vs WebAdministration Modules You have two options for managing IIS. You can use WebAdministration or IISAdministration. But which one should you use? If you’re using IIS IIS 10.0 or higher, the newer IISAdministration module offers a lot of improvements over the older…



Protect your IIS HTTPS Web Site with a Let’s Encrypt Certificate

In these days no web site should run on http but instead on httpS. a certificate can be easily requested and issued by the Let’s Encrypt Certificate Authority. What you need is a ACME (Automatic Certificate Management Environment) Client. A list of ACME clients is published and regularly updated on the let’s encrypt web page:…



ASP on IIS – are you listening? Tell me your configuration

Sometimes you add and configure an IIS site and you just don’t get an answer using http or https. this happend to me yesterday so i decided to dig a little and get a better understanding of whats going on. when i started developing Active Server Pages (ASP) back in the year 2000 (i feel…



PowerShell to setup IIS

I’m currently working on a infrastructure management solution. The solution will have a ASP.NET Web API RESTful interface to communicate with devices ‘in the wild’ and a ASP.NET Web MVC Razor Web Application to manage these devices. Of course both projects will be hosted in IIS (onPremise for the moment). Following PowerShell Script have been…