• Log4j CVE-2021-44228, CVE-2021-45046, and CVE-2021-45105 in Bright Cluster Manager

    The recent announcement and release of 0-day exploits for these issues makes this an important and highly visible topic. Based on a thorough review Bright Cluster Manager itself and the core integrations are unaffected by this bug. We strongly suggest customers review the workloads and services they are running. If…

  • Integrating 3rd Party LDAP clients with bind credentials

    Bright Cluster Manager provides a managed LDAP database for user and group management but, by default, it is protected with TLS certificates which limit the ability for some third party tools to access the directory. This article will go through the steps to reconfigure the Bright LDAP server to allow…

  • Scripting with cmsh

    Sometimes it’s useful to be able to run basic commands against cmsh in an automated way. We often take the tool for granted but there are a number of subtle tricks that can go a long way to making the use of the command more resilient. While this can be…

  • Firefox issue – Secure Connection Failed

    If you are using firefox and failing to reach services like BrightView or the user portal with an error of “Secure Connection Failed” with an error code similar to one of the following. NOTE: This issue likely applies to other browsers as well since they have client certificate functions. We…