Windows: Generate CSR key with IIS7

This article used to guide you on how to generate CSR(Certificate Signing Request) key from IIS7.

1. Select Start ->¬†Administrative Tools -> Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager or run from Windows Run with command “inetmgr”.
2. In the IIS Manager, choose your server name.
3. In your Middle panel, select Server Certificate.
4. Select on the “Create Certificate Request option”¬†in the right panel.
5. In the Wizard, enter your information like image above.
6. Next, remain the service provider and change the bit length to at least 2048. You are advise to select 2048 and above for better security.
7. Save your certificate.

Helm3 Unable to Load Helm Extensions Icon

If you are using HELM 3 with Helm Extensions and if you getting error of “Unable to Load Helm Extensions Icon” once logged into the HELM Control Panel, something would be wrong from your Helm extensions configuration.

With the above symptom, you might also getting the following error when you hitting the website setting from each of your domain,
Microsoft VBScript runtime error ‘800a01a8’
Object required: ‘HexMain’
/hex/include.asp, line 52

To fix this problem, you may refer to the step as below.
1. Go to Windows Start button, seek for Administrative Tools and hit on Components Services.
2. Expand Component Services -> Computers -> My Computer -> COM+ Applications.
3. Right click on Helm Extensions, click on Properties.
4. Select on Identity tab, re-enter the HELM_Admin Password and save it.