VSS KB Articles

How to disable cache in Firefox
12/4/2018
How to disable cache in Firefox, Type in the address bar about:config,Type in the search bar browser.cache


Windows unable to upgrade due to USB install of OS
10/21/2018
Windows unable to upgrade due to USB install of OS Windows 8.1 / Windows 10


How to Configure DNS on a Domain Controller with Two IP Addresses
7/12/2018
How to Configure DNS on a Domain Controller with Two IP Addresses; Configure DNS on a DC with two IP addresses


How to safeguard from the SWEET32
7/12/2018
How to safeguard from the SWEET32 Issue, CVE-2016-2183, Disable RC4 and 3DES on Windows Server


Redirect from HTTP to HTTPS using the IIS URL Rewrite module
2/12/2018
This is the most common requirement on most of the Exchange servers hosted on IIS. The server admins configure an http to https redirect.


    

7/12/2018
How to safeguard from the SWEET32

How to safeguard from the SWEET32 Issue, CVE-2016-2183

Disable RC4 and 3DES on Windows Server:

RC4

To disable RC4 on your Windows server, set the following registry keys:

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\Ciphers\RC4 128/128]
        "Enabled"=dword:00000000

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\Ciphers\RC4 40/128]
        "Enabled"=dword:00000000

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\Ciphers\RC4 56/128]
        "Enabled"=dword:00000000

3DES

To disable 3DES on your Windows server, set the following registry key:

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\Ciphers\Triple DES 168]
        "Enabled"=dword:00000000


If your Windows version is anterior to Windows Vista (i.e. XP, 2003), you will need to set the following registry key:

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SecurityProviders\SCHANNEL\Ciphers\Triple DES 168/168]
        "Enabled"=dword:00000000