Secure IIS Web Server & disable weak ciphers

Even if your website is running under HTTPS, you have to also secure SSL/TLS configuration and monitor news about new vulnerabilities and attacks, regarding SSL/TLS ,like: POODLE FREAK BEAST etc. In order to disable weak ciphers in Windows and secure iis web server, you have to do it through Group Policy Object Editor: 1. run … Continue reading Secure IIS Web Server & disable weak ciphers

Retrieve or Decrypt Password of an application pool in IIS 8.5 or 8.0 or 7.5 or 7.0

If you have lost or forgot the password of an application pool identity on IIS, there is a very easy way in order to retrieve it. The following procedure can be used on a server with IIS 8.5 or IIS 8.0 or IIS 7.5 or IIS 7.0. 1. Locate the application pool name from IIS … Continue reading Retrieve or Decrypt Password of an application pool in IIS 8.5 or 8.0 or 7.5 or 7.0