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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 This is due to enabled SSL ciphers that are outdated on IIS, and can be “lock down’ed” with this free utility: https://www.nartac.com/Products/IISCrypto Run it on the Exchange server and press “Best Practices”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 🙂

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WSUS: Move content folder to another location

Martin 10/03/2017

Everyone knows that WSUS is space consuming, no matter how many updates you selected, it will eventually take up some space 🙂 If you need to move the content folder to a new location, in ex. new drive, you can use the following build in utility, to move it: 1) Locate the Update Services folder, it’s normally located in C:\Program Files\Update Services 2) Open a command prompt with admin access to that folder: 3) Change… WSUS: Move content folder to another location

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VMWARE Workstation 11 – Cannot start service and console gives “internal” error.

Martin 08/03/2017

Suddenly when running VMWARE Workstation 11 on Windows 10, the VM’s would not start, when trying to start them they each give “internal error”. Looking in service manager, I found that the “VMWARE Workstation Server”-service was stopped, and could not start, giving the following error in event log:   Event id: 7024 “VMware Workstation Server %%4294967295” The fix was to delete this file in “c:\programdata\vmware\hostd” Thanks to the VMWARE Community for posting this solution.

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Sophos UTM Update 9.411-3 released

Martin 09/02/2017

Sophos has just released the 9.411-3 update, fixing the anoying bug with Email and httpd coredumps!!: Up2Date 9.411003 package description: Remarks: System will be rebooted Configuration will be upgraded News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-6804]: [AWS] Update breaks HVM standalone installations Fix [NUTM-6747]: [Email] SAVI scanner coredumps permanently in MailProxy after update to 9.410 Fix [NUTM-6802]: [Web] New coredumps from httpproxy after update to v9.410 RPM packages contained: rubygem-sophos-iaas-1.0.0-0.251808053.g8ec3939.i686.rpm ep-cssd-9.40-28.g1a032c7.rb1.i686.rpm ep-ha-aws-9.40-376.g8ec3939.noarch.rpm ep-cloud-ec2-9.40-47.g1d126b2.i686.rpm ep-httpproxy-9.40-393.g39ad256.rb5.i686.rpm ep-release-9.411-3.noarch.rpm

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Sophos UTM 9.410-6 released

Martin 31/01/2017

Sophos has just released this new update for Sophos UTM, it fixes the known Cisco IOS VPN bug, among other things: Up2Date 9.410006 package description: Remarks: System will be rebooted Configuration will be upgraded Connected REDs will perform firmware upgrade Connected Wifi APs will perform firmware upgrade News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-534]: [AWS] Template update notification Fix [NUTM-6178]: [AWS] pg_xlog directory filling up on AWS deployments Fix [NUTM-6186]: [AWS] Make all UTM logs available… Sophos UTM 9.410-6 released

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Veeam 9.5 Backup and Replication – Update 1 released!

Martin 23/01/2017

Finally Veeam 9.5 B&R Update has been released, adding support for vSphere 6.5! Platform support Dell EMC Data Domain OS 6.0 support, including synthetic full backup performances optimizations, backup retention and health check reliability improvements. HPE 3PAR 3.2.2 MU3 support, including multiple API interaction improvements for added reliability and performance. HPE StoreOnce 3.15.1 support, bringning Instant VM Recovery to Catalyst-based backup repositories. Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0 support. Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0 Public… Veeam 9.5 Backup and Replication – Update 1 released!

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Sophos UTM 9.409-9 – Cisco VPN Client bug

Martin 19/01/2017

After upgrading to 9.409-9, Cisco VPN client in Remote Access is broken, symptoms are that you can connect as usual with your client, but no traffic get’s through, the fix is to change the way that SHA2 is being truncated, user HolgerLehn in the Sophos Community has described this: Community link: https://community.sophos.com/products/unified-threat-management/f/hardware-installation-up2date-licensing/84979/since-9-409-8-and-9-ipsec-cisco-vpn-not-working/319183#319183 So in short, go into Shell in the UTM as loginuser, then su for root access, and type this: “cc change_object REF_IPsecPolicyCisco ipsec_auth_alg sha2_256_96″… Sophos UTM 9.409-9 – Cisco VPN Client bug

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Sophos UTM 9.409-9 released

Martin 21/12/2016

Sophos has released 9.409-9 today, fixing many issues, see the release notes here: Up2Date 9.409009 package description: Remarks: System will be rebooted Configuration will be upgraded Connected REDs will perform firmware upgrade Connected Wifi APs will perform firmware upgrade News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-2392]: [AWS] Allow the user to select the security group to port during conversion Fix [NUTM-5327]: [AWS] Confd object missing after instance recovery in HA scenario Fix [NUTM-5339]: [AWS] [RESTD] allow… Sophos UTM 9.409-9 released

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