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Update and Patch OpenSSL for Heartbleed Vulnerability

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What is OpenSSL? OpenSSL is a common cryptographic library which provides encryption, specifically SSL/TLS, for popular applications such as Apache (web), MySQL (database), e-mail, virtual private networks (VPNs), and more. What is “the Heartbleed Bug”? The Heartbleed Bug is a severe vulnerability in OpenSSL, known formally as “TLS heartbeat read......
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How to Create a Self-signed SSL Certificate on Ubuntu

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An SSL certificate is an electronic ‘document’ that is used to bind together a public security key and a website’s identity information (such as name, location, etc.) by means of a digital signature. The ‘document’ is issued by a certificate provider such as GlobalSign, Verisign, GoDaddy, Comodo, Thawte, and others.......
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How to Setup Let’s Encrypt on Ubuntu 18.04

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Sites with SSL are needed more and more every day. It’s ubiquitious enforcement challenges website encryption and is even an effort that Google has taken up. Certbot and Let’s Encrypt are popular solutions for big and small businesses alike because of the ease of implementation.  Certbot is a software client......
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An Overview of Managed WordPress

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WordPress is open source software for building unique and powerful websites! It is quickly becoming the easiest and most popular way to create blogs, business sites, portfolios, forums, memberships, and e-commerce websites. sxi.io Web’s Managed WordPress Hosting is a complete solution for your web publishing needs. With pre-installed plugins, streamlined......
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Enabling Let’s Encrypt for AutoSSL on WHM based Servers

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With the recent release of cPanel & WHM version 58 there has been the addition of an AutoSSL feature, this tool can be used to automatically provide Domain Validated SSLs for domains on your WHM & cPanel servers. Initially this feature was released with support provided for only cPanel (powered......
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How To Order or Renew an SSL Certificate in Manage

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Pre-Flight Check This article assumes that you wish to order an SSL certificate through your Manage customer dashboard, or renew a certificate which you previously ordered through Manage. For new certificates (non-renewals), you will first need to obtain a Certificate Signing Request (CSR). If you prefer, you can easily generate......
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How to Use Let’s Encrypt with Cloudflare

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Cloudflare is an excellent and well-known content delivery network. A CDN can increase site speed by utilizing Cloudflare’s global caching network to deliver content closer to a visitor’s location. You can also easily attach Cloudflare as an add-on product to your existing sxi.io Web server, but there are some configurations......