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Lets Encrypt ssl certs for nginx reverse proxy

This post explains how to setup a ssl certificates for a reverse proxy. The example I have used is running ubiqiti’s self hosted UNMS network manager (see https://help.ui.com/hc/en-us/articles/115012196527-UNMS-Installation-Guide) FreeBSD 11.4 nginx 1.18 certbot 1.50 (uses python 3 (3.7.9) Lets encrypt is a free service that allows people to automatically create 90 day ssl certificates. It […]

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Raspberry Pi 3 – Ubnt Unifi Controller 5.x

Ref: http://www.lowefamily.com.au/2016/06/02/installing-ubiquiti-unifi-controller-5-on-raspberry-pi/2/ Install Raspbian Jessie Lite : http://www.lowefamily.com.au/2015/06/11/installing-raspbian-on-raspberry-pi/2/ Disable Wifi  / BT: http://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/43720/disable-wifi-wlan0-on-pi-3 Set Static IP on Ethernet port: https://www.modmypi.com/blog/tutorial-how-to-give-your-raspberry-pi-a-static-ip-address Also for Static IP: https://www.modmypi.com/blog/how-to-give-your-raspberry-pi-a-static-ip-address-update      

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Installing WordPress on Ubuntu VPS

Some Rough notes on Installing WordPress on Ubuntu VPS GBServers – XenPV-512 service,  setup forward and reverse dns Add local user & disable root ssh Install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-ubuntu-14-04 or apt-get install lamp-server^ https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP Install WordPress https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-14-04 Secure with Firewall – open only required ports https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-a-firewall-using-iptables-on-ubuntu-14-04

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FreeBSD 9.1 configuring imap mail with dovecot

I’ve been running FreeBSD servers with imap for a while.  Untill now I’ve always used the uw-imapd server, but it’s not great at handling large mailboxes, so I’ve decided to move to dovecot’s imap server. To install dovecot2 on freebsd 9 I use the ports collection as follows cd /usr/ports/mail/dovecot2 && make install I additionally […]