Archive | October, 2015

Reconfiguring Microsoft Exchange Server To Use SAN Certificate With Only External Domain Names

A typical Microsoft Exchange solution for SMEs might look like this: Consequently a Subject Alternative Name (SAN) certificate will probably contain the following entries: itexch01.itfountain.local itexch02.itfountain.local The internal names are usually used for the Client Access Server (CAS) role and is what Outlook will connect to. For this reason the internal server names must […]

VMworld 2015 Europe Experience

I was lucky enough to attend the VMworld Europe in Barcelona earlier this month so I thought I would write a quick review of the experience. My company is looking at several virtualisation projects so I thought it would be a good idea to to go along to the biggest virtualisation conference.  I got to Barcelona […]

VMworld 2015 Europe

My ticket is purchased, flights are booked, hotel is booked and schedule builder is done – I am on my way to VMworld Europe! VMworld is a virtualisation conference hosted by VMware and held over 5 days in both in San Francisco and Barcelona.  VMworld brings together lots of vendors and industry experts and will […]

Redirect HTTP to HTTPS in IIS

One of our developers wanted to automatically redirect http requests to https, so if a user browsed then they should be automatically redirected to A simple enough task to accomplish with a line of configuration in Apache: Redirect permanent / Unfortunately the web server is IIS and not Apache.  Fortunately there is […]