OpenVPN Let’s Encrypt

1. Install certbot: sudo apt install certbot 2. Shudown OpenVPN server command: sudo systemctl stop openvpnas 3. Install Let’s Encrypt certs multi-line command: sudo certbot certonly \ –standalone \ –non-interactive \ –agree-tos \ –email EMAIL_ADDRESS \ –domains DOMAIN_NAME \ –pre-hook ‘sudo service openvpnas stop’ \ –post-hook ‘sudo service openvpnas start’ 4. Link Let’s Encrypt certs … Read more

AWS Solutions Architect Exam Experience

I took and passed the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exam. Here’s how I did it. I wrote this article to describe my experience taking the Solutions Architect — Associate exam to consolidate what I’ve learned, and hopefully, help others who are preparing for the exam. This article is not a braindump or list … Read more

Migrating cPanel/WHM to AWS

A Practical Example of Moving Web Servers into the Cloud In this article I’ll detail my experiences virtualizing servers into Amazon Web Services ecosystem. A client who runs a niche web hosting company contacted me about improving his infrastructure. Costs were going up and it was getting difficult managing resources as the business expanded. He … Read more