Simplify Your Life With an SSH Config File

If you’re anything like me, you probably log in and out of a half dozen remote servers (or these days, local virtual machines) on a daily basis. And if you’re even more like me, you have trouble remembering all of the various usernames, remote addresses and command line options for things like specifying a non-standard connection port or forwarding local ports to the remote machine.

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Using vpnc as a Command Line VPN Client

In many enterprises, Cisco VPNs are used to give remote developers controlled access to production web servers. This allows machines in far-flung locations to operate as if they’re on the same controlled network, making security and management much easier for the network administrators. For the remote developers, on the other hand, things aren’t always so smooth. VPN clients are built into most desktop operating systems, making manual connections relatively simple. However, the GUI software for connecting to a VPN can sometimes be buggy or difficult to use. In addition, it’s often useful to connect remote servers to a VPN; since they rarely have a GUI installed, the familiar VPN connection tools are missing.

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Install Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate in a Shared Hosting

Let’s encrypt lets you to get https for your website for completely free. It’s the easiest way to get SSL certificate free of cost which will be recognized by major browsers. This tutorial goes through the steps that need to be done to get and setup a free SSL certificate for your shared cPanel hosting. Even though we are talking about cPanel, it’s not exclusively only for cPanel users, the way described here to get the certificate will work for other cases too if the required conditions are met (which are necessary in all cases).

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