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.Net Core Login Persistence

6thJul

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by Gary H

Cookie based authentication uses encrypted cookies in the user's browser to authenticate them. This post looks at how we can extend authentication to persist the encryption keys in a database so that we can authenticate a cookie on multiple machines in a server farm or to persist them across application resets.

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C#   Security   ASP.Net   .NetCore  

Revisiting SSL for Development

19thOct

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by Gary H

With the release of Chrome 62/Firefox 52 any site that you visit with any form of user input which does not have a valid SSL certificate will add a note to the address bar saying "Not secure". In this article we will look at generating a local certificate to use with your development website in a way that browsers trust.

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Security   Encryption   SSL  

IIS IP Restrictions on AWS

6thApr

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by Gary H

When testing it's important to replicate your live environment as closely as possible but equally we don't always want to make our test environments publicly accessible. In this article we will look at how we can use IIS Dynamic IP Restrictions to block unwanted visitors to a site even when using CloudFront or Elastic Load Balancing.

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Security   AWS  

SSL, AWS and IIS

13thJan

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by Gary H

Using SSL with some AWS resources such as CloudFront or Elastic Load Balancer can be tricky to setup - particularly if you arrive from a Windows background. In this article we look at how we can take an SSL certificate from IIS and upload it to IAM on AWS to allow it to be used for other services.

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AWS   SSL