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Installing Nginx on CentOS 7 with Let’s Encrypt HTTPS certificates

First off, you need a CentOS instance. If you want to go the VPS route, I recommend Vultr. If you don’t have an account yet, I’d really appreciate if you could use my affiliate link when signing up 🙂 Once done, you also need an SSL certificate. Then you can use my script to do […]

Free Wildcard Certificates using Cloudflare, Let’s Encrypt and acme.sh

Preface I already covered Azure DNS, it’s time to cover Cloudflare, too. If you haven’t done so yet, sign up to Cloudflare (it’s free), and move your domain name to Cloudflare. Note: Cloudflare can (and in fact does, by default) proxy your website and generate SSL certificates for you automatically (which you can disable by […]

The Let’s Encrypt client becomes Certbot

Some time ago the folks at Let’s Encrypt announced that there’ll be some rebranding and stuff. It seems that has materialized just now with EFF’s announcement of Certbot: Announcing Certbot: EFF’s Client for Let’s Encrypt This should be really just a rebranding, no radical underlying changes. They’ve also set up a nice website for the […]

Jenkins over HTTPS with JNLP slaves

So you install Jenkins and also deploy Nginx over it. Eventually you also enable, or even enforce SSL. Later, you may get really cocky and also setup required protocol versions and ciphers suites. And that’s where the shit may hit the fan. So here’s a rather strict Nginx SSL configuration excerpt: ssl_protocols TLSv1.2; ssl_session_cache builtin:1000 […]