Category Archives: Windows knowhow

Howto do some things in Windows

.NET: Set default SSL/TLS Version to 1.2

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by default .NET does not uses TLS Version 1.2. So if you disable all SSL/TLS versions lower then 1.2 .NET application could not establish a secure connection anymore.
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Windows: Add an IP Address to the local intranet zone

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the internet explorers security zones affects more windows components then the internet explorer itself. For example the Windows File Explorer or the Windows Powershell.
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Powershell: Execution policy shortly explained

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here is a short explantation about the Powershell execution policies.
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Powershell: Install a nupkg module offline

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the powershell gallery offers a lot of modules for online installation. It’s also possible to download a nupkg file of that module and install it offline.
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Powershell: Define a x509 certificate in a script

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the best way to store a certificate in a powershell script is in an byte array. But how to get such a byte array as string from an existing certificate?
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