Installing self-signed certificates into Git cert store

Introduction Since it’s introduction, Git repositories in TFS became quite a popular choice. Most of early adopters used the integrated Visual Studio tooling to interact with their repositories. It is all straight forward, simple and easy, clone your repository are you are ready to go. Now, if you ever tried to use the command line […]

Securing Nexus Repository Manager OSS

Recently one of my articles got published on SonaType web site. It is based on my blog post Nexus Repository Manager OSS as Nuget server, which, after reviewing it for SonaType blog, somehow didn’t seemed complete. Thus, I decided to add an extra chapter about the security which I would like to share with you, […]

PowerShell tips and tricks – Decoding SecureString

Introduction It is quite common to get across SecureString type in PowerShell. If you ever needed to supply a credential object, at example to the Invoke-RestMethod cmdlet, then you for sure came across a SecureString. I will describe a couple of “tricks” that can be useful meanwhile working with SecureString objects. Creating a SecureString This […]