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Add SSL to Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

Saturday, September 20, 2008

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To add SSL to your OS X testing server, you need to configure mod_ssl. Open Terminal and type the following commands: * sudo -s * cd /etc/httpd * mkdir ssl * chmod 700 ssl * cd ssl * gzip -c –best /var/log/system.log > random.dat * openssl rand -rand file:random.dat 0 You now need an SSL […]

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Force redirect to SSL secure page

Saturday, September 20, 2008

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Here’s a php code snippet to force the page to https instead of http. You can use a self-signed SSL certificate on your OS X testing server. [sourcecode language=’php’] [/sourcecode]

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Best deal we’ve found on Web Hosting

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

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We’ve used lots of hosting companies, some good, some bad. We have learned that the real measure of a great hosting company comes down to the following: 1. Reliable Email service: it’s funny that you’d think that bandwidth or space or some web space feature would top our list, but we have learned that even […]

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Critical file backups

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

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It’s sad to think about. You will only know how valuable something is until you lose it. I’m sure many of you have lost a file, or some data, or A LOT of data, like your whole hard drive. So we talk about backing up. But where do we backup? Not on the same drive […]

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Install Webmin on OS X

Monday, September 8, 2008

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Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any modern web browser, you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and much more. Webmin removes the need to manually edit Unix configuration files like /etc/passwd, and lets you manage a system from the console or remotely. 1. Download it at http://www.webmin.com/download.html […]

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