Disable Client Certificate Revocation (CRL) Check on IIS

I have been asked this question on several occasions on how to disable revocation check in IIS 7.  It was pretty easy for IIS 6, on IIS 7 there is no documentation on how to do so. This post will describe on how to achieve this task. Firstly, list out all the existing IIS bindings…

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Central Certificate Store (CCS) with IIS 8 (Windows Server 2012)

In my previous posts on IIS 8, I discussed how scalability was  achieved in IIS 8 via SNI. Below are the links to previous posts:                   ·         SSL Scalability with IIS 8                   ·         SNI with IIS 8 In the first post I mentioned that scalability was achieved in IIS via Server Name Indication (SNI)…

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Error HRESULT: 0x80070520 when adding SSL binding in IIS

Today I will be discussing the very infamous error that is seen while adding a SSL binding in IIS 7 & higher. Below is a snapshot of the error message while trying to add the SSL binding in IIS. Well, the error is definitely not descriptive enough, neither does it provide any vital information to…

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SSL/TLS Alert Protocol & the Alert Codes

There have been many occasions where a event corresponding to SChannel is logged in the System event logs which indicates a problem with the SSL/TLS handshake and many a times depicts a number. The logging mechanism is a part of the SSL/TLS Alert Protocol. These alerts are used to notify peers of the normal and…

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