Microsoft RDP Client Error on Mac

When connecting using Microsoft Remote Desktop from a Mac to a remote PC, you might experience the following error: There are no Client Access Licenses available for the target remote computer (code LicenseNoLicense(258))Most IT departments knows how to fix this; for Windows. This involves deleting registry keys, but you don't have them on a Mac.

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Securing web.config passwords and secrets in .NET

Sometimes we need to access remote systems that cannot use single sign-on or Kerberos, and are forced to store sensitive information in the web.config file. This could potentially be an issue if the server has access by several admins. In this case, you could encrypt the passwords.If you have the ability to add malicious code, reverse engineer the DLL etc, then sure you can get around it but it is an adequate solution for stopping people with read access to see your secrets.

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