Digital Certificates Explained
Jan04

Digital Certificates Explained

Digital Certificates Explained KB ID 0001846 Problem From setting up PKI environments, to migrating them, and a myriad of errors and problems in between, we have a lot of content on PNL referring to digital certificates and PKI. I’ve dealt with these technologies a lot over the past 20+ years and I’m always surprised how frightened of digital certificates people are. So in the space of a few minutes I’ll try and give...

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ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM
Dec20

ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM

ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM KB ID 0001845 Problem Error seen when attempting to open a web page that’s been secured by https with a certificate. Your Connection isn’t private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from {host-name} (for example, passwords , messages or credit cards) Solution : ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM I had not seen this error for a while, and I was surprised I was seeing it now. It’s...

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ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID
Dec19

ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID

ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID KB ID 0001844 Problem Error seen when attempting to open a web page that’s been secured by https with a certificate. Your Connection isn’t private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from  {host-name} (for example, passwords , messages or credit cards). Solution : ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID This error confused me GREATLY because I generated that certificate, and I was pretty certain the...

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0x800094801 Certificate Issue Error
Dec17

0x800094801 Certificate Issue Error

0x800094801 KB ID 0001843 Problem Whilst attempting to get a certificate from a Windows server running certificate services, I got the following error: The request contains no certificate template information. 0x80094801 (-2146875391 CERTSRV_E_NO_CERT_TYPE) Denied by policy module 0x80094801, The request does not contain a certificate template extension or the Certificate Template request attribute. Solution 0x800094801 Error Well...

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Teams for Mac Spellcheck Not Working
Dec14

Teams for Mac Spellcheck Not Working

Teams for Mac Spellcheck Not Working KB ID 0001842 Problem I’m running Teams for Mac (Microsoft Teams Classic) and this has happened a couple of times now. My spelling is terrible, so I tend to just type furiously and then go back and fix my spelling mistakes. As with all ‘office based’ application it helpfully underlined all the typos in red, then USUALLY I can right click and correct them. Each time it breaks I can see...

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Migrate NPS Server
Dec12

Migrate NPS Server

Migrate NPS Server KB ID 0001841 Problem If you have deployed an NPS Server on your network, there may be a time when you want to replace that server – if all its doing is NPS and its 2012 or newer I’d be tempted to simply in-place upgrade it, but some people are rigid in their beliefs that that is not a good idea. So in that case you need to migrate to a new server. Solution : Migrate NPS Server Locate NPS Server Just in...

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