Enable TLS 1.2 on Windows Server 2008 R2

SSL Score A

Windows Server 2008 R2 come with IIS 7.5, latest supported TLS version is 1.1. Recently Google Chrome starting showing sites using TLS 1.0 and 1.1 as insecure. To fix this, create a file tls12-enable.reg with following content

Now run a command promt (cmd.exe) as Administrator. Go to the folder where tls12-enable.reg is saved, run […]

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LetsEncrypt Windows

LetsEncrypt provide Free SSL with 90 day validity. You need to renew it every 90 days, there are software to do this. For windows some of the popular software are. win-acme This is a small exe file, it have command line interface (No GUI). You need to run this program ad Administrator (Run as Administrator), […]

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Auto Start Nginx on Windows

To auto start Nginx on Windows, download http://nssm.cc/download Extract the file, you will find “nssm.exe” file for 32 and 64 bit windows. Copy the file for your Windows version to a folder like C:\utils\nssm.exe Start a command promt as user Administrator, then to go the folder where nssm.exe is, then run

In the GUI […]

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IIS redirect site to HTTPS

To force a site to always use HTTPS, add following content to web.config file.

Here is full web.config file for a web site that use WordPress and Force SSL

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