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Adding Let’s Encrypt to Debian Web Servers

Let’s Encrypt is an automated certificate authority providing free of charge, domain-validated TLS certificates that are obtained using the ACME protocol. Debian 8 (Jessie) Howto Enable backports: Install certbot: apt-get install python-certbot-apache -t jessie-backports certbot –apache Optionally: follow certbot instructions and enable quiet cron job or follow up Optionally enable Perfect Forward Secrecy: edit “/etc/apache2/mods-available/ssl.conf” and uncomment

UFW List Rules

UFW is designed to be an easy to use firewall solution. It uses iptables and the underlying technology is pretty robust. Despite being the Uncomplicated FireWall, UFW, it still has a few misnomers and naming conventions might seem not so obvious to the first time user. Probably the most obvious example of this is when