FortiGate HTTPS Error
Dec08

FortiGate HTTPS Error

KB ID Article Problem While attempting to connect to a FortiGate firewall (with Firefox over HTTPS) you may see this error; Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to {x.x.x.x} SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length error code : SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please...

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mac OSX: Opening JNLP Files?
Dec02

mac OSX: Opening JNLP Files?

KB ID 0001767 Problem I needed to get onto a HPE server’s iLO at work today. I was using Firefox and the .Net extensions no longer work, so I was forced to use Java web start. Annoyingly that opened my Windows 10 VM (that runs in VMware Fusion), then it fell over! So the problem is, I need to be able to ‘RUN’ jnlp file on my MacBook, but there’s no Java application in the applications folder. Opening JNLP Files...

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Microsoft Edge on Server 2019/2016 (and Citrix)
Dec01

Microsoft Edge on Server 2019/2016 (and Citrix)

KB ID 0001657 Problem In a fit of lunacy Microsoft have called ‘their’ new browser Microsoft Edge, so we can spend the next few months confusing it with Edge. Plus every Google search for GPO settings, error messages etc will all now show search results for the old Edge Browser not the new Microsoft Edge browser! Perhaps the same doofus at Microsoft who called the Exchange sync Active Sync when Microsoft already had a...

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Cisco FPR – Re-image from FTD to ASA Code
Nov21

Cisco FPR – Re-image from FTD to ASA Code

KB ID 0001766 Problem Note: This procedure is to re-image a Cisco Firepower device from FTD to ASA code, (in this example a Cisco FPR 1010).  Why would you want to do this? Well to be frank FTD is bobbins, so if you have a device running FTD code you might want to ‘convert’ it to ASA code. If you tried to do this with an older firewall (ASA 5500-X) then you needed to go to Cisco TAC and try and get them to give you an...

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Remote Desktop Services – Connection Errors
Oct25

Remote Desktop Services – Connection Errors

KB ID 0001132   Below is not an exhaustive list of connection errors, it’s just a some things that have tripped me up. If you have a nasty error that you have fixed, feel free to drop me a line, send me some screenshots and the fix, and I’ll add them as well. General Errors Remote Desktop can’t connect to the remote computer for one of the following reasons; 1) Remote access to the server is not enabled 2)The remote...

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