How to harden your SSL configuration on Apache server

I’ve run into an excellent online tool for testing SSL configuration of a web server, Qualy SSL Labs. To begin with, my overall score was D, which means that web server was either misconfigured or that configuration was weak. Reading about all the things they’ve mentioned on their site, one should think that it is safer to run a web server without an SSL certificate than with one. Continue reading “How to harden your SSL configuration on Apache server”

How to add a free valid SSL certificate to Kerio Connect mail server

SSL certificates have always been pricey stuff, but since Letsencrypt offered free valid SSL certificates, there is more excuse NOT to run HTTPS traffic on your site, in this case, mail server (webmail). The good part, you get a free valid ssl certificate, the bad part, ssl certificate is only valid for 90 days. So, let’s start. First, we need to install Letsencrypt: Continue reading “How to add a free valid SSL certificate to Kerio Connect mail server”

How to add SSL certificates to VMware Horizon View environment.

WMware made a huge step forward with their VMCA, but unfortunately, VMCA covers only Platform Service Controller, vCenter and ESXi hosts. I hope that they will cover this issue in the next release of VMCA/Horizon View. The first step is to create SSL certificate signing requests. Of course, your PKI infrastructure must be in place before you can get SSL certificates. Here I will show how to generate both certificate requests and SSL certificates, prepare them and import them in VMware Horizon View environment. Continue reading “How to add SSL certificates to VMware Horizon View environment.”