Launch of Nimbus Directory Services

On 1 May 2011 NimbusDS.com went live! Thanks to everyone who supported me in the early stages in getting the vision right and later on with concrete feedback as the site was evolving. So what is Nimbus Directory Services? It is the new dedicated home of all directory related software from my Dzhuvinov Software venture, […]

Json2Ldap offers new LDAP utility functions

Json2Ldap, the LDAP gateway for accessing directory servers from web devices and browser applications, now offers a new set of utility functions. These are related to distinct name (DN) processing and search filters. This new functionality is available in the latest Json2Ldap 1.8, which was released on 17 March. Here I’ll give you a brief […]

The JSON-RPC 2.0 Shell now boasts pretty JSON formatting

Finally, about a year after its 1.0 release, the JSON-RPC 2.0 Shell now does pretty JSON formatting! I make almost daily use of it, during development and testing of the various JSON-RPC 2.0 services around the Transaction Company, even at customer presentations here in the London City. Given that, the addition of pretty JSON formatting […]

How to sign an IIS SSL certificate request using OpenSSL

The OpenSSL toolkit can be used to sign IIS / ADAM certificate requests. This is done in 5 steps: 1. Create a directory and put the certificate request file certreq.txt in it. This file is typically generated by the IIS Certificate Wizard. 2. Generate an RSA private key for your certificate authority (CA). You will […]