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Synology DSM: Scheduled RAID Scrubbing

Martin 03/05/2017

With the new DSM 6.1.1-15101 it’s FINALLY possible to schedule raid scrubbing, without modifying through shell commands. Open Control panel -> Task Scheduler:   Choose Create -> Scheduled Task -> Raid Scrubbing: Enter task name: Choose the “Schedule” tab:   Leave it as you like, but monthly is preferred! Press OK! And your “Raid Scrubbing” task is enabled and ready to run: đŸ™‚  

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Sophos UTM Up2date 9.413-4 soft released

Martin 28/04/2017

Sophos released this minor update yesterday as a soft release, it means you can doenload it now or wait a short time for it to come GA.   It fixes an issue with Google Chrome v58 and higher and SSL verification problems:   Up2Date Information News Maintenance Release Remarks System will be rebooted Bugfixes NUTM-7586 [Web] Chrome v58 and higher fail verification with HTTPS scanning enabled Download DL: ftp://ftp.astaro.de/UTM/v9/up2date/u2d-sys-9.412002-413004.tgz.gpg

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Sophos UTM Up2date 9.412-2 released

Martin 21/04/2017

Sophos has released a new update for UTM, it’s a minor one mainly focusing on SUM systems: Up2Date 9.412002 package description: Remark: System will be rebooted News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-7483]: [Basesystem] Optimize LPC usage Fix [NUTM-7564]: [SUM] RED Link state is shown wrong in Gateway Manager RPM packages contained: cm-nextgen-agent-9.40-16.gd2afd53.rb3.i686.rpm tools-9.40-2.g78bd00c.rb3.i686.rpm ep-init-9.40-16.ga469d4d.noarch.rpm ep-release-9.412-2.noarch.rpm

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Sophos UTM Manager (SUM): Update 4.305-7 released

Martin 12/04/2017

Up2Date 4.305007 package description: Remark: System will be rebooted News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix [NSU-220]: [accd] MSP License deployment failed for multiple customers Fix [NSU-237]: [basesystem] SUM: BIND vulnerarability CVE-2016-2776 Fix [NSU-238]: [basesystem] SUM: BIND vulnerability CVE-2016-8864 Fix [NSU-230]: [gateway manager, webadmin] SWEET32 Issue with OpenSSL (CVE-2016-2183) Fix [NSU-231]: [gateway manager] Network Parameters drop-down doesn’t work in IE Fix [NSU-241]: [gateway manager] SUM: Disable SSH Passwort Authentication by default on AWS RPM packages contained: libcap-ng0-0.6.3-1.7.1.1034.g4c3e3ae.rb11.i686.rpm… Sophos UTM Manager (SUM): Update 4.305-7 released

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SOPHOS UTM 9.5 Public Beta started

Martin 07/04/2017

Sophos has launched the UTM 9.5 Public Beta, here is the news: What’s new in UTM 9.5? WAF Enhancements WAF URL Redirection gives you the ability to redirect traffic for a WAF protected URL to a different backend system or URL. Configure minimum allowed TLS version to improve security. WAF protection and authentication policy templates were added for common Microsoft services for protection and authentication. True File Type Scanning to be able to block uploads… SOPHOS UTM 9.5 Public Beta started

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vCenter Server Appliance 6.5: 503 Service Unavailable

Martin 03/04/2017

After I installed the 5100 build of vCenter Server Appliance 6.5, and ran with it for 1 month, I suddenly could not connect to the Web Interface anymore, all I got was this: “503 Service Unavailable (Failed to connect to endpoint: [N7Vmacore4Http20NamedPipeServiceSpecE:0x7f009c095810] _serverNamespace = / _isRedirect = false _pipeName =/var/run/vmware/vpxd-webserver-pipe)” This is due to a bug in the appliance with duplicate entries in the postgres database, to get the info you need, login to the… vCenter Server Appliance 6.5: 503 Service Unavailable

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Windows IIS with PHP: Curl (60) SSL Certificate Problem: Unable to get local issuer certificate

Martin 23/03/2017

When adding PHP to your IIS installation on a Windows server, and you afterwards add SSL to it, everything may work at first hand, but if you need to run some curl scripts, that accesses the server with https://, you may run into this error: “Curl (60) SSL Certificate Problem: Unable to get local issuer certificate” This is due to the missing CA Cert from Mozilla, that PHP needs to have in it’s SSL directory,… Windows IIS with PHP: Curl (60) SSL Certificate Problem: Unable to get local issuer certificate

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Microsoft Office: You cannot install 64-bit because of 32-bit is already installed

Martin 17/03/2017

When trying to install Microsoft Office, you may have installed 32-bit version in the beginning, but want to go for the 64-bit version for some reason, you may get this error: But hey, you know you have already removed the 32-bit version from control panel and programs and features, so what’s the fuzz all about?! Well no need to worry, Microsoft has done the work for you, with the release of a “Microsoft Office removal… Microsoft Office: You cannot install 64-bit because of 32-bit is already installed

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Exchange 2016 and Windows Server 2016 OWA issue

Martin 16/03/2017

When using Exchange 2016 with Windows Server 2016, you may get this issue, when you open OWA: “ERR_SPDY_INADEQUATE_TRANSPORT_SECURITY” This is displayed in Google Chrome. This is due to enabled SSL ciphers that are outdated on IIS, and can be “lock down’ed” with this free utility: https://www.nartac.com/Products/IISCrypto Run it on the Exchange server and press “Best Practices” and Apply, reboot the server, and everything is now fixed đŸ™‚

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