Author: Nick

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How to Create Self-Signed SSL Certificates (Part 2)

In the first part of this series I showed how to create a Root Certificate that you can use to sign your own certificates and deploy to your users to allow you to quickly and cheaply secure internal websites or applications that use SSL without...

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How to Create Self-Signed SSL Certificates (Part 1)

As more and more programs realise the importance of security many are turning to SSL to secure connections between clients and servers anyone who has spent any time with SSL probably knows that SSL certificates can be quite expensive. However there are times when it...

How to Install Cygwin 1

How to Install Cygwin

Cygwin is an awesome tool that allows you to access a Linux-like environment from within Windows, you get access to almost all the same binaries as a normal Linux install but without having to run a full-fledged Linux distribution, this can be very handy for...

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Managing Remote Desktop Sessions

As anyone who uses Remote Desktop a lot will by now know all too well, managing all those connections can be a real pain, especially if you need to make a config change that would normally require you to edit each connection manually. Thankfully Microsoft...

My New Best Friend – Introducing Spiceworks 1

My New Best Friend – Introducing Spiceworks

So for the last few months I’ve been looking for ways to improve our ability to monitor our network (both the Servers and Desktops), we already have external monitors for the really important, business critical things like our website and email but for the day...