Tagged: SSL

Wildcard SSL Certs: Let’s Encrypt & Cloudflare

My servers have been using free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates for some time now, but I was really excited to hear about support for wildcard SSL certificates in 2018. Wildcards are now available thus...

Atlassian JIRA + Nginx SSL Reverse Proxy

I use JIRA in a cloud infrastructure where it’s obviously desirable to serve the contents over SSL, therefore I set up a reverse proxy via Nginx to the JIRA backend service and handle the...

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...