Author Archives: Tom Aafloen

Get a free publicly trusted certificate using Let’s Encrypt, PowerShell and DNS

I have previously blogged about the free publicly trusted certificate solution Let’s Encrypt, see here. In this post, I will show how you can request a certificate with a PowerShell script and prove ownership of the domain name using DNS … Continue reading

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Force update of Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) on Windows Server 2106

When there is an update available for ATA you will get a blue arrow notification in the portal. Hovering with the mouse pointer over the icon will show what’s new in the available update: The update notification tells you to … Continue reading

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Certificate related problems when using a web proxy server

I have several times encountered these issues, so it decided it was time to write a blog post about it. The situation You are using a proxy server for web communication. Direct communication to the Internet is blocked. The proxy … Continue reading

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Information protection with EMS [video]

Here’s a new short video from Microsoft that shows how you can protect your organisation’s information, using solutions that are part of the Enterprise Mobility + Security suite, such as Cloud App Security, Intune and Azure Information Protection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWlRVHp7sKQ

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ATA Center – Installation failed. Error code: 0x80070002

When I recently installed an ATA Center I encountered the following error message: Installation failed. Error code: 0x80070002 I got the error message right after entering the Center configuration information, as seen below: When looking on the ATA logs (which … Continue reading

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Quickly find all GPOs with PKI settings

When doing PKI audits and also when troubleshooting autoenrollment I want to see if there are multiple Group Policies that configure contradictory PKI settings. Instead of manually going through all GPOs I wrote a PowerShell script that lists all GPOs … Continue reading

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What is Azure Information Protection

One of the security solutions I work with is called Azure Information Protection. It is Microsoft’s solution for labeling and protecting information and it has some awesome features: Super simple to use for end users, just a click away or … Continue reading

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My two sessions from TechX [in Swedish]

I gave two talks at the TechX conference held at Microsoft headquarters in Stockholm on February 13-17 2017. The sessions were recorded and are now available to watch on YouTube [see links below]. Note that they are delivered in Swedish. … Continue reading

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Translate Windows messages in other languages

Sometimes I run into error messages in foreign languages, like this French one: Ok, I admit it, I made the dialog box myself, but the message text is real. And I have no idea what it means. So, how can … Continue reading

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LastPass now also free on mobile devices

The password manager LastPass has always been free to use in your web browser, but they just announced that they will no longer require a paid subscription for accessing your LastPass from mobile devices: If you are not using a … Continue reading

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