Tagged: SSL

Validate SSL Certificate & Private Key

It’s not uncommon to need to validate if an SSL certificate / private key combination is valid. The easiest way to do this is with OpenSSL, an open source library that… is a robust,...

Letsencrypt: Free SSL Certificates for Nginx

I always wanted all of my sites to run over SSL, but it also didn’t seem worth the expense of buying certificates for all the domains I own. Enter Let’s Encrypt which offers free...

Admin Columns Pro SSL Upgrade Fix

I use the Admin Columns Pro plugin on several of my WordPress site to easily customize the layout in my admin tables. As it is a premium plugin updates to it are not hosted...

Upgrade wget on CentOS 5

As time progresses some of my VPS machines are starting to show their age running CentOS 5. As CentOS is based on Redhat, the yum repositories often contain older versions of binaries with bugs...

Nginx Reverse Proxy to Legacy Website

Nginx reverse proxies can be a very powerful tool for many reasons and recently came to the rescue as I was at a loss as to how to provide access to a legacy website when...

GoDaddy SSL Certificates on Nginx

To properly install a GoDaddy SSL certificate on an Nginx install, you will need to include the gd_intermediate.crt and gd_bundle.crt the SSL certificate file for your server. The location of this file can be...

Create a Self-Signed Certificate for Apache SSL on CentOS

A self-signed certificate can be used for many things, but in this case it is to provide HTTP over SSL from Apache, HTTPS. In many cases a CA signed certificate is not required –...

SVN COPY 502 Bad Gateway Error

There is a lot of info to be found on the Internet about the “502 Bad Gateway Error” when trying trying to move a directory or files when your repository is hosted on Apache...