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    DO loadbalancer won't add Lets Encrypt cert for subdomain that DO is managing

    p.s. I think DO should document this limitation. I had to learn the hard way and by contacting support that my use case wasn’t supp…
    By digitalocean3a334a72f3e85e
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    DO loadbalancer won't add Lets Encrypt cert for subdomain that DO is managing

    Thanks! Hopefully, DO will remove that limitation. Lets Encrypt has no trouble creating certs for subdomains. I can’t understand wh…
    By digitalocean3a334a72f3e85e
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    DO loadbalancer won't add Lets Encrypt cert for subdomain that DO is managing

    I have a DO load balancer. There's a subdomain that I want the load balancer to generate a Lets Encrypt SSL certificate for. I've created an NS record pointing the subdomain to DO's name servers. Even though I can man...
    6 By digitalocean3a334a72f3e85e Load Balancing Let's Encrypt CentOS
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    How do I add a floating IP to a CentOS 7 droplet?

    I've got a CentOS 7 droplet and a floating IP set up for it. /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 has the parameters for the ethernet interface for my anchor IP. How do I determine the settings for ifcfg-eth1 fo...
    1 By digitalocean3a334a72f3e85e Initial Server Setup CentOS
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    Can't run sshd in debug mode

    I have a CentOS 7 droplet. I want to debug sshd. I stop the sshd service. And then do /usr/sbin/sshd -d. I get an error that connection is refused by the tcp wrapper. Screenshot of sshd console output is here: https:/...
    1 By digitalocean3a334a72f3e85e Linux Basics CentOS
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    Tomcat 8.5.9 restart is really slow on my CentOS 7.2 droplet

    I've got tomcat 8.5.9 installed on a CentOS 7.2 droplet. When I restart tomcat, with only the tomcat manager in the webapps directory, restarts take anywhere from 3 to 15 minutes, and sometimes even longer. Has anyone...
    Accepted Answer: Slow start up times for Tomcat are often related to Java's SecureRandom implementation. By default, it uses /dev/random as an entropy source. This can be slow as it uses system events to gather entropy (e.g. disk read...
    1 By digitalocean3a334a72f3e85e Getting Started CentOS
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    How can I reinstall CentOS 7?

    Great. Thanks. I didn’t want to click “Destroy” not knowing if there were options for it.
    By digitalocean3a334a72f3e85e
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    How can I reinstall CentOS 7?

    I installed CentOS 7 on my new droplet with the one click installer. I want to blow the machine away and reinstall it but I want to keep the IP address so I don't have to update my DNS. I didn't make a snapshot right ...
    2 By digitalocean3a334a72f3e85e System Tools CentOS
  • Question

    Can I snapshot just a piece of my disk?

    I've got the 60GB disk plan. The OS plus my installed software only consume about 2GB of storage. Is there a way I can snapshot only that? Thanks.
    Accepted Answer: Snapshot size isn't whole disk size. It's based on your disk space used. So if you do snapshot and use 2 GB of disk, snapshot size will be around 2 GB not 60 GB. So yes, you can and you don't have to do anything more ...
    1 By digitalocean3a334a72f3e85e Backups CentOS