Chris Lazari

Information Security, Cloud Computing & Other Technologies of Interest



PFSense – Enabling Administration via the WAN Interface

About PFSense PFsense is an open source firewall and routing solution which is built on FreeBSD. This firewall solution is the unsung hero of open source firewalls so if you have not seen it, get your hands dirty and you… Continue Reading →

Azure Security Center – Setting Security Policies

As per my previous overview post on Azure Security Center, this Azure service provides and overview of the security state of Azure apps and services running on a specific subscription. The power of Azure Security Center is only unleashed when… Continue Reading →

Configuring SendGrid for WordPress on Azure

If you utilize Azure as your hosting provider for WordPress, you will need to configure an SMTP service so that your site can send outgoing email. Why would you need an SMTP service? Without this service proactively managing your site… Continue Reading →

Input must be of the form {key =”value”[;key=”value”]}

As part of my investigation into Microsoft’s new Nano Server I hit an unusual WinRM error that had me going round in circles for quite a while. I finally figured out what the issue was and decided to post this… Continue Reading →

Creating an SMTP Service on Windows Server 2016

From time to time you may need an SMTP service to relay mail from an internal application. I generally create these services for applications which only need to send mail from an internal network segment. A good example would be… Continue Reading →

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