Tag: Security

  • How to enable “Windows Authentication” for your websites?

    There are few things which we need to do before access the website using windows authentication. Web.config: Add or replace existing Authentication Tag IIS Express with Visual Studio: Click on your project in the Solution Explorer to select the project. Open Properties pane suing F4. In the Properties pane for your project: a) Set “Anonymous…

  • To turn on BitLocker Encryption in Windows 10/11.

    You must be login using Administrator Account. Click Start button, and then under Windows System, select Control Panel. In Control Panel, select System and Security, and then under BitLocker Drive Encryption, select Manage BitLocker. Select Turn on BitLocker and then follow the instructions. Make Sure you Save the Key.

  • Cannot load Counter Name data because an invalid index ” was read from the registry

    Cannot load Counter Name data because an invalid index ” was read from the registry When we are trying to read system performance counters, some time we will get this type of error on machines. “Cannot load Counter Name data because an invalid index ” was read from the registry” To fix the issue: Click…

  • ORA-28001: The password has expired

    The password life of the applications as well as operating systems are limited. To enabling more security we are getting some alert in daily life that we need to chage our passwords regularly on fixed inerval. If we don’t change before the applications limitation, it will expired. The other day when I was opening SQL…

  • How to get list of all always encrypted columns in SQL Server

    We do have “Always encrypted” feature in SQL 2016 and later versions, from this feature we can encrypt the column data instead of encrypting whole database.¬† Sensitive data like credit card numbers, SSN. We need to prepare a list of encrypted columns at some where to track for future. Without tracking anywhere in the documents…

  • SQL Server – List all the Constraints by Table or by Column Name

    List all Constraints of the Database: [sql]SELECT * FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLE_CONSTRAINTS OR SELECT OBJECT_NAME(object_id) AS ConstraintName, SCHEMA_NAME(schema_id) AS SchemaName, type_desc AS ConstraintType FROM sys.objects WHERE type_desc LIKE ‘%CONSTRAINT'[/sql] List Constraints¬† on table column: [sql] Select SysObjects.[Name] As [Contraint Name] ,Tab.[Name] as [Table Name],Col.[Name] As [Column Name] From SysObjects Inner Join (Select [Name],[ID] From SysObjects Where XType…

  • SQL Server 2016 Always Encrypted Timeout at IIS

    Always Encrypted is a feature designed by the Microsoft in SQL Server 2016 to protect sensitive data, such as credit card numbers or national identification numbers (SSN). It allows clients to encrypt sensitive data inside client applications. When you work with Always Encrypted in development environment, it will be works fine because it requires certificate…

  • Basic Authentication in ASP.Net MVC Web API

    ASP.NET Web API is a great tool to create lightweight, HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including all browsers and mobile platforms. In most of scenarios we need authentication to restrict services . There are two ways to restrict it – Forms authentication – Windows authentication Forms authentication is a mechanism that…