Re-cycling an SBS 2008 SSL Certificate on a WatchGuard Firewall

I recently rolled out the SSL VPN feature on my WatchGuard M200 Firebox. This will replace the SBS 2008 PPTP VPN for Mobile Users. PPTP is no longer regarded as secure. The SSL VPN itself works fine, but the SSL Certificate is "self generated" by the Firebox, so users receive a security warning when they … Continue reading Re-cycling an SBS 2008 SSL Certificate on a WatchGuard Firewall

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Decommission WSUS 3 on Small Business Server

I am slowly but surely moving all of the services from Windows SBS 2008 onto our brand new Windows 2016 Server. This article covers the steps I took to decommission WSUS 3 after switching to WSUS 4. Firstly, I checked that none of my clients were still connecting to WSUS 3. Once I established this, … Continue reading Decommission WSUS 3 on Small Business Server

Office 365: Your Automatic Reply Settings Cannot Be Displayed

We recently decommissioned our aging Exchange 2007 Server and switched to using Office 365 for Email. One quirk of the new system was that some users were having difficulty accessing their Out Of Office (Automatic Reply) Settings when using Outlook 2010 or 2013. Your automatic reply settings cannot be displayed because the server is currently … Continue reading Office 365: Your Automatic Reply Settings Cannot Be Displayed

Watchguard Firebox M200: Unblocking WeTransfer

If you are blocking "Personal Network Storage and Backup" at your Watchguard Firewall, users won't be able to access wetransfer.com. In their own support documentation here, WeTransfer suggested creating the following firewall exceptions: *.wetransfer.com *.we.tl *.amazonaws.com *.wetransfer.net However, this still doesn't prevent the Firebox from dropping the traffic. Below is a table of exceptions I … Continue reading Watchguard Firebox M200: Unblocking WeTransfer

T-SQL: Aggregate Functions; Date Functions; and Group By Statement Woes

When combining Aggregate Functions with Date / Time functions within an SQL Query, you may run into errors relating to the "Group By" statement, such as: "Column is invalid in the select list┬ábecause it is not contained in either an aggregate function or the GROUP BY clause" "Invalid Column Name" "Each GROUP BY expression must … Continue reading T-SQL: Aggregate Functions; Date Functions; and Group By Statement Woes