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Retrieve Thumbprint on SSL/TLS with Python

Retrieve Thumbprint on SSL/TLS with Python

While testing with new Proxy/IPS devices from Cisco SourceFire I was wondering if we could make an small program to check thumbprints on SSL certificates. What happens when you proxy SSL¬†connection is that all information keeps hidden (that is the purpose). If you want to inspect that traffic you need to open before you send it forward to the original requester. In this process the SSL certificate will be changed and the thumbprint of the SSL certificate will give an…

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Windows ACL with PowerShell

Windows ACL with PowerShell

During automatic deployments I bumped in to the issue that special account permissions need to be set. For example if we deploy an CMS system there can be an upload folder included where the user need to write. Rather then giving full permissions for the web server user account we set specific permission on the upload folder. In this blog post I will show how to do this with PowerShell on Windows Server 2008 R2 and higher. After research¬†for the…

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