Multi-Factor (MFA/2FA) Authentication for HPE Nimble Storage using Okta

The HPE Nimble Storage array can be managed via a Web Interface, SSH Console or API, you can Active Directory (or LDAP in later NimbleOS version) integrate the array for management access. At the time of writing MFA or 2FA is not natively supported, however I believe it is on their roadmap to add SAML […]

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Microsoft Active Directory Trusts Explained

Microsoft Active Directory uses the concepts of “domains”, a domain is the outer edge of a security compartment; within a domain, user accounts, computer accounts and resources are authenticated and share a common authentication source. There is also the concept of a “forest”, a forest is a collection of domains, in the most basic configuration […]

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MTA-STS (Mail Transfer Agent Strict Transport Security)

Emails crossing the internet use secure connections encrypted using Transport Layer Security (TLS). However, there remain vulnerabilities in this method of protecting the confidentiality of emails, whereby a person-in-the-middle can trick incoming connections to send to another server and/or send information in the clear. MTA-STS is a standard designed to address these vulnerabilities and is […]

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