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  • Published Question

    Local Connections with DigitalOcean Firewall enabled

    I created a DigitalOcean Cloud Firewall for a few of my droplets, allowing access to ports 22, 80, and 443. I'm running a Docker Swarm with Traefik as a proxy, but Traefik needs to access ports other than 22, 80, and ...
    Accepted Answer: The cloud firewall should only block connections coming in on your public interface. A local firewall can be used if needed to restrict access on the local/private network.
    1 By joelbond DigitalOcean Cloud Firewalls Ubuntu 18.04
  • Published Question

    What is HWE and what do I do at the EOL?

    I decided to upgrade my Ubuntu 16.04 droplet to Ubuntu 18.04. To do this, I first upgraded to 17.10. Once the upgrade to 18.04 from 17.10 completed and I logged into the server via SSH, I saw this in the welcome promp...
    Accepted Answer: HWE is enablement stack for Ubuntu. It provides you newer kernel versions. It could be that you're running older HWE version. Upgrading HWE could resolve the problem. The best way to learn more about this is to check...
    1 By joelbond DigitalOcean Ubuntu 18.04 Ubuntu 16.04
  • Published Question

    Emails sent to spam

    I installed VestaCP on one of my droplets, and registered a test domain on Freenom to see if DNS and mail worked. Well, they do, but Gmail sends them straight to spam, and other email providers don't... The IP is all ...
    Accepted Answer: It really does sound like you have your bases covered. How long after you created your DNS records did you test things. I am wondering if it's possible that the SPF hadn't propagated. While our team works to maintai...
    1 By joelbond Email Ubuntu 16.04