0 Going to try Cloudbric here for a while to see how exactly it compares to Cloudflare Longren.io will be unavailable for possibly up to 48 hours. As soon as I’ve published this post, I’ll be updating my nameservers to point to Cloudbric, almost feels like cheating on Cloudflare, they’ve been very good to me. […]

0 So easy to miss, but so important for SSH Private Key Authentication I don’t allow password logins on any of my servers. Can only login via SSH key based authentication. No root login is allowed, and I specify every user that’s allowed to login via SSH, ie: me. If you’re a regular here, you […]

0 Use Gmail SMTP Servers for Sending Emails from WordPress After quite a bit of back and forth between sendmail, postfix, and exim, I’ve settled on using msmtp for sending emails from my servers/droplets at DigitalOcean (affiliate link). MSMTP is very lightweight and has the ability to send emails via an existing SMTP server, like […]

0 Now on GitHub Took a bit longer than I wanted, but the source for passwds.io is up on GitHub now. It’s extremely simple, using Twitter Bootstrap, straight PHP, jQuery, and the jQuery prettySocial plugin for the social buttons at the bottom of the site. Passwords are generated using pwgen-php from Superwayne. pwgen-php was forked […]

0 Easily Deploy LAMP Stacks, and it’s free I have yet to use ServerPilot, but will be setting up a new VPS at DigitalOcean in the coming weeks for a new venture. ServerPilot makes getting a LAMP stack setup very quickly. ServerPilot will automatically install Nginx, Apache, PHP, and MySQL on a new, freshly installed/created, […]