Category Archives: SSH/SSL/TLS

Transport Layer Security, and its now-deprecated predecessor, Secure Sockets Layer, are cryptographic protocols designed to provide communications security over a computer network.
Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol for operating network services securely over an unsecured network.

Okta: the Custom domain and TLS configuration

4 October 2019
 

 You can use your own domain configured for Okta. The one thing worth to mention here is the fact that Okta’s official plugin doesn’t work with a Custom domain feature so you’ll have to use Okta’s URL for the plugin authentification, see the  documentation for details. Custom domain configuration Go to the Settings > Customization:… Read More »

OpenVPN: Let’s Encrypt DNS verification on AWS Route53 and OpenVPN Access Server SSL certificate auto update

24 May 2019
 

 In addition to the OpenVPN: SSL and hostname configuration post about OpenVPN Access Server, set up and configuration. So, three months passed and it’s time to renew Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate (see. Prometheus: Alertmanager и blackbox-exporter — проверка срока действия SSL и нотификация в Slack, Rus). I could use a well-know for me scheme with… Read More »

Bitwarden: an organization’s password manager self-hosted version installation on an AWS EC2

1 May 2019
 

 We consider Bitwarden as a passwords keeper for our project with the main goal to have an ability to have separated access to secrets by user roles and/or ACLs. I.e. Pass or KeePass are good for self-usage by one person but they have no main things – a normal web-interface and role-based access to data.… Read More »

TestRail: QA Test Case Management installation on Linux

22 March 2019
 

 TestRail – Test Case Management Software for QA and Development Teams. Well – that’s all needed as a description) Below – its installation on Debian Linux with NGINX, Let’s Encrypt, PHP-FPM, MariaDB, and Exim. Project’s homepage – www.gurock.com/testrail Installation official documentation – here>>>. Setup will be on an AWS EC2. LEMP and SSL Login to… Read More »

Prometheus: RTFM blog monitoring set up with Ansible – Grafana, Loki, and promtail

10 March 2019
 

 After implementing the Loki system on my job’s project – I decided to add it for myself, so see my RTFM blog server’s logs. Also – want to add the node_exporter and alertmanager, to be notified about high disk usage. In this post, I’ll describe the Prometheus, node_exporter, Grafana, Loki, and promtail set up process… Read More »