Author Archives: Dustin Lema

Nightmare on VPN street with TMG and SSTP – Part 4 of 4

Welcome back to Nightmare on VPN street with TMG and SSTP – Part 4 of 4.  If you’ve been following along, we’re going to use the client to determine the SHA256 value since this isn’t “visible” within the certificate itself.  Then … Continue reading

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Nightmare on VPN street with TMG and SSTP – Part 3 of 4

Welcome back to Nightmare on VPN street with TMG and SSTP – Part 3 of 4.  If you’ve been following along, we’re going to configure the TMG server to remove the old cert/listener and replace it with the new cert/listener. If … Continue reading

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Nightmare on VPN street with TMG and SSTP Part 2 of 4

Welcome back to Nightmare on VPN street with TMG and SSTP – Part 2 of 4.  If you’ve been following along, we’re going to configure the TMG server to request a new certificate from the internal CA. If you want to … Continue reading

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Nightmare on VPN street with TMG and SSTP Part 1 of 4

The day started out like any other where I was working remotely and needed to get some files from my house.  I had setup a TMG 2010 server as my internet gateway and front end firewall approximately 2 years ago. … Continue reading

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The case of VMNAT.exe consuming too many CPU cycles – unsolved

For at least a year I’ve been plagued – ok, maybe that’s too strong of a word – annoyed by the fact that when running VMware Workstation (I’m using Workstation 9 in this case, but it also happened to me … Continue reading

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Major issues – vSphere Upgrade to 5.5 from 5.1

I’m writing this today to have some place to refer back to in order to remind me how painful this process was – and how much I love snapshot technology. Task: Upgrade Home Lab vCenter 5.1 to vCenter 5.5 Issue: … Continue reading

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My MultiFunction Printer (MFP) no longer scans to email

Thanks Comcast! In all serious, it’s probably a good idea for Comcast to block port 25 for residential subscribers (due to the bots and other attack vectors for spammers and malware purveyors) but that left me with a conundrum.  No … Continue reading

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