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9 posts are tagged "server"

About HTTPS on this site

This site is also viewable encrypted through https. There's a snag though: Browsers do not (by default) "trust" the certificate authority I'm using. Why not? Because this "trust" must be bought, and the certificate authority I have chosen does not pay this money (and neither do...

Upgrading a CAcert.org Server Certificate (nginx)

Please don't ask me to consider anything else; I choose CAcert even though it isn't "trusted". But what use is trust that can be bought with $$$? CAcert are certainly trustworthy in my opinion. If you think so too you might want to import their root certificate from this page. I also wrot...

Dist-upgrade Debian stable from jessie to stretch

(before LTS support runs out) Disclaimer: This article is not a complete tutorial, it is simply a set of notes I took down following these instructions. Today I found out that the debian security team handles oldstable releases only for a year or so, after which the LTS team takes over, which is arg...

Getting email off my (non-mail) server with sSMTP

This article is originally from 2016, but I edited it a few times. Instead of trying to cover all sorts of usage scenarios, here's the disclaimer: this works on my setup. Yours may be different. My server is not a mail server, and I never learned to use UNIX' internal mailing system. But sometimes...