NGINX SSL with Lets Encrypt

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. SSL is an industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers. …

Getting Started with NGINX

NGINX is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. NGINX is known for its high performance, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption (SOURCE) Installation of NGINX in its self is super easy. There is an up to date package on the Ubuntu Repository. sudo apt-get install nginx …

Automating Ubuntu VM Installations

One of the biggest annoyances in my homelab is having to take the time to setup new VMs. 90% of my VMs use Ubuntu 16.04 Server so I was determined to find a way to automate the process of installing VMs. ‚Äč The method that I found worked best for me was altering the ISO file to include a preseed …