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12 posts are tagged "server"

Installing a Commercial SSL Server Certificate (nginx)

Since CACert still isn't "Browser Trusted", and I still don't want to use letsencrypt, I decided to give this a try. The company resides inside the European Union and is the cheapest I could find. This was the process to get the certificate for anyone who's interested: Pay first. Get an o...

32-bit Only Hardware - Still Usable in 2019?

I understand your reluctance to throw that nice little netbook away. Actually I used to own a very similar model until recently, an Acer Aspire One ZG5, with one of those infamously underpowered intel Atom processors (and GPU). I bought it used (dirt cheap) in 2015 (it was new in 2010) and installed...

Get Your IP with this PHP snippet

This site now provides a link to get your external IP: http://dt.iki.fi/ip.php For an encrypted connection, you might want to read this first. https://dt.iki.fi/ip.php It contains only this: <? echo $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']; ?> For example, it could be used in a shell script like this: my_ip="$...

About HTTPS on this site

This site is also viewable encrypted through https. I finally decided to shell out some real money for this, so for the next two years there's no snag. See here. There's a snag though: Browsers do not (by default) "trust" the certificate authority I'm using. Why not? Because this "...