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  • Published Answer

    Getting error 60 when using cURL against my new site

    My misconfiguration. I had placed the IP of my server in /etc/hosts as the domain name; but I was using CloudFlare and cURL was con…
    Accepted Answer: My misconfiguration. I had placed the IP of my server in /etc/hosts as the domain name; but I was using CloudFlare and cURL was con…
    By BetterAutomations
  • Published Answer

    I cannot seem to resolve these Lynis warnings, should I ignore them?

    Thought it might be good for others to know that these issues were resolved by simply upgrading Lynis to the latest :-)
    Accepted Answer: Thought it might be good for others to know that these issues were resolved by simply upgrading Lynis to the latest :-)
    By BetterAutomations
  • Published Question

    Getting error 60 when using cURL against my new site

    I cannot use cURL against my new site, which is causing WordPress issues. Server is Ubuntu 18.04. Certificate came from CloudFlare and I get an A+ on SSLLabs (https://ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=securecoop.com&...
    Accepted Answer: My misconfiguration. I had placed the IP of my server in /etc/hosts as the domain name; but I was using CloudFlare and cURL was confused by the IP. Commented out this in /etc/hosts and all is well. 1.2.3.4 securecoop....
    1 By BetterAutomations Linux Commands Ubuntu
  • Published Question

    How long (approximately) would it take to restore a 10GB Ubuntu 1GB RAM image?

    How long (approximately) would it take to restore a 10GB Ubuntu 1GB RAM image? I would test it but not able to at the moment.
    Accepted Answer: Hey friend, This is a great question, thank you for asking it. The honest answer is that I can't say. I would like this to be within 1-3 minutes, and that may be a reliable average. With that said, it depends on the w...
    1 By BetterAutomations Backups Ubuntu 18.04
  • Published Question

    Why doesn't MySQL ask for a password from root?

    And yes, I have renamed /root/.digitalocean_password. Also does it from sudo. I set the password and flushed privileges yesterday. ``` root@web01:~# mv /root/.digitaloceanpassword /root/.digitaloceanpassword.good root...
    Accepted Answer: Hey friend, This should be the correct functionality if logged in as the root system user. It needs no security from root, as root has full control over the system and packages anyway. Jarland
    1 By BetterAutomations MySQL Ubuntu 18.04
  • Published Question

    I cannot seem to resolve these Lynis warnings, should I ignore them?

    I'm using this tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-perform-security-audits-with-lynis-on-ubuntu-16-04 But I cannot resolve these warnings: ! No password set for single mode [AUTH-9308] ...
    Accepted Answer: Thought it might be good for others to know that these issues were resolved by simply upgrading Lynis to the latest :-)
    2 By BetterAutomations Security Ubuntu
  • Published Question

    What are the recommended DNS records for a web server and MQTT?

    Not sure which DNS records I need to create to achieve the following goals. Wildcards? @? CNAMEs? A records? MX? It's not clear how I should proceed. Please assist. * I own three domains and want all records in all 3 ...
    Accepted Answer: Hey friend, To best determine what each should be, I think it's best to break down what the record types are for. Each has it's use case. You already have MX handled, so let's talk about A records and CNAMEs: A record...
    1 By BetterAutomations DNS