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Resolving the AWS Amplify Certificate Authority Authentication error

I recently moved this very website over to AWS Amplify, away from the traditional VPS and WordPress approach. Whilst everything worked fine in development, trying to add my domain name registered with CloudFlare to AWS Amplify’s domain manager returned a Certificate Authority Authentication error.

In this post I’ll detail the problem and how to go about fixing it.

How to Enable PowerShell Transcript Logging

Since its release in 2008 PowerShell has quickly become one of the most powerful system administration tools for Windows. The modern cmdlet’s offer more functionality than its cmd predecessor, however this has sometimes been exploited by nefarious actors to perform attacks and bypass traditional security measures.

In this post I’ll be covering the steps necessary to setup PowerShell transcript logging to a networked file share.

How to remotely manage IIS on Windows Server Core

Recently whilst trying to configure a WSUS Server Core instance in my lab I needed to change the IIS configuration. On any normal Windows Server that would be an easy task of course, but with Server Core there’s no GUI.

In this quick ‘How To’ post I’ll be covering the steps necessary to remotely manage IIS on Windows Server Core from both a Windows 10 client and via another ‘full fat’ Windows Server computer.