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Evolution of SSL/TLS Protocols & Disabling TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 on Windows Servers while Enabling TLS 1.2

History of SSL/TLS

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) are cryptographic protocols used to secure communication over the internet. They are similar but distinct security protocols and are often collectively referred to as “SSL/TLS.”

1.SSL (Secure Sockets Layer): ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

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Installation of ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana) on Windows Server

ELK Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana Stack) is a data analysis and visualization platform where ElasticsearchLogstash, and Kibana are brought together. These three open-source components are used collectively to gather, process, analyze, and visualize unstructured data. ELK Stack offers a powerful toolkit for organizations aiming to effectively work with large datasets.

Here are the fundamental components of ELK Stack: ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

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Installing IIS on Windows Server

You can install IIS (Internet Information Services) on Windows Server using Server Manager by following the steps below:

1. Server Preparation:
— Make sure you have Administrator privileges on your server if you are using a Windows Server operating system. ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

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Obtaining an SSL Certificate on Windows IIS Server Using “Certify the Web”

One of the crucial steps towards securing data traffic on the internet is to use SSL/TLS certificates on your websites. These certificates ensure encrypted data transmission and enable users to interact with your site securely. For Windows-based IIS servers, you can utilize the free tool “Certify the Web” to acquire and manage SSL certificates. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to obtain an SSL certificate using the Certify the Web tool:

Step 1: Downloading and Installing Certify the Web ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯

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Resetting Grafana Password on Windows Server

1. Download the Grafana Password Reset Tool:

The first step is to download the official Grafana password reset tool. This tool is typically included with the Grafana installation. You can download it from the following link: ...  READ MORE ❯❯❯