Hi, I am

Aaron Sadler

Umbraco Certified Expert, C# / .Net Web Developer, Certified Azure Cloud Engineer & Dev Ops Engineer

Why do I blog?

Welcome to my dumping ground of useful Tips N Tricks, download links and anything I don't want to loose or I have found useful.

Exam passed 486: Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications
Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals


Using Let’s Encrypt certificates with Windows Admin Center

Certificates from Let’s Encrypt have a very short lifetime and therefore needs to be renewed quite often and that process needs to be automated. This little guide will show how to acquire certificates and automate the renewal for use with Windows Admin Center. I will use Posh-ACME to get the certificates from Let’s Encrypt.

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Automate certificates with Azure App Gateway V2, Key Vault and Let's Encrypt

Automate the deployment of Let's Encrypt certificates to Azure Key Vault so they can be used by the Application Gateway V2 and automatically kept up to date.

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Fully Managed Plex Servers

Fully Managed Plex Servers using Google Drive

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£10 Amazon Gift Card When Joining Voxi!

If like me you are on the look out for a great deal when it comes to your mobile network and rely on generous amounts of data, i have to recommend Voxi! They are powered & owned by Vodafone, wh...

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Configure 404 Errors in Azure with Umbraco

In Azure you will need to add a line to your web.config to allow the Umbraco 404 error page to work, otherwise your users will be greeted with the following message: The resource you are looking fo...

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Umbraco: An unexpected network error on Azure Web Apps

So i've had an ongoing issue with Umbraco sites randomly failing (500 Errors) in Azure when setup as Web Apps. I have managed to find a solution for this, the Examine Index needs to be stored in th...

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How to identify PID of AppPools

A quick post showing how to find the Process ID (PID) of a w3wp process, which can be used to map the w3wp process to the relevant AppPool.

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Save £10 on Shadow.tech Virtual Gaming PC

So you may have seen the Shadow Virtual Gaming PC on Channel5's The Gadget Show, this where i found about it. Subsequently i opened an account and so far pretty impressed, it streams fairly smooth...

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New project now live ST220 ENTHUSIASTS

I have just pushed my latest project live for the group ST220 ENTHUSIASTS. It is a mobile friendly Umbraco CMS based website, the front end has been written using Bootstrap, jQuery, Now UI, AJAX an...

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