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security

Automating SSL certificate generation, installation and renewal with ACME

I came across this article on using Automated Certificate Management Environment. Instead of an onerous yearly manual task, certificate deployment and renewal becomes automated. Available now for Apache HTTPD and others.

Here’s an example:

“We show how to simplify SSL certificates using Let’s Encrypt with Apache httpd on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
— Read on developers.redhat.com/blog/2019/08/02/using-lets-encrypt-with-apache-httpd-on-red-hat-enterprise-linux-7/

Automatically yours,

Dak

Categories
cool tools

A couple of thoughts on open source communities…

The open source communities continue to grow in amazing ways. In particular, tools made by developers, for developers, get a level of usefulness that it’s hard to compete with.

As I see it, it’s frankly impossible for ecosystems of common utility infrastructure done with closed source to compete with the open source community because open source, when motivated, releases more aggressively and takes more feedback into account.

Here’s the posting about progress on dev.to that reminded me of this.

Cheers,

Dak


22 Miraculous Tools for React Developers in 2019 – DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻
— Read on dev.to/jsmanifest/22-miraculous-tools-for-react-developers-in-2019-4i46