How to Repair the DNS DCV Error in cPanel

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How Using Cloudflare Affects AutoSSL in cPanel

We have provided information about Cloudflare, AutoSSL, and the advantages of utilizing those services in previous articles. In this article, we will focus on solving one of the specific issues seen when using Cloudflare and AutoSSL together on a cPanel/WHM server. These services function admirably in almost every setting and can be relied upon to deliver the service they advertise. However, in certain situations, services can clash through no fault of their own. 

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How to Verify A Connection is Secure Using OpenSSL

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What is OpenSSL?

OpenSSL is a free and open-source software cryptography library that provides cryptographic functionality to applications to ensure secure internet communication. It is widely used on many server applications, and it is available for most Unix-like operating systems (including Solaris, Linux, Mac OS X, the four open-source BSD operating systems), OpenVMS and Microsoft Windows.

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Vagrant: An Overview

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Setting up Development Environment with Vagrant

In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to install Vagrant on multiple operating systems.

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How to Set Up Multiple SSLs on One IP With Nginx

Reading Time: 6 minutesWith the shortage of available address space in IPv4, IPs are becoming increasingly difficult to come by, and in some cases, increasingly expensive. However, in most instances, this is not a drawback. Servers are perfectly capable of hosting multiple websites on one IP address, as they have for years. Continue reading “How to Set Up Multiple SSLs on One IP With Nginx”

Featured Video: Setup an SSL Site with Managed WordPress

Reading Time: < 1 minuteThere was once a time on the Internet where there were many valid reasons to avoid using an SSL all the time. For example, using an SSL sometimes meant your website isn’t indexed as thoroughly. Or maybe certain types of caching were broke. It’s 2019 now and those days are long since passed. Almost any reason to not use an SSL on your site has been changed or fixed. In this Knowledge Base article, we feature a video provided by Chris Lema to show how quickly you can set up an SSL in Managed WordPress. Continue reading “Featured Video: Setup an SSL Site with Managed WordPress”

Will my site be marked unsafe in Chrome 56+?

Reading Time: 3 minutesLately there’s been a lot of speculation about Googles up-coming changes to how sites without an SSL are going to be treated. As January draws towards a close we have seen an increase in customers with concerns of how this will affect their site. Both in terms of people being able to see it and how it might affect their search ranking. This article aims to clear up some of the confusion and to demystify the changes. If you are unfamiliar with how SSL/TLS or HTTPS works please take a look at our article on the subject. If you aren’t interested in how these changes came about feel free to skip down to: How These Changes Affect Your Site Continue reading “Will my site be marked unsafe in Chrome 56+?”

How does an SSL work?

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httpVShttpsWhat is an SSL?

An SSL (or Secure Socket Layer) is the standard method for creating an encrypted link between a web browser and a web server. This secure link ensures that data passed between the browser and the web server are private. Every single day 100s of terabytes of data are being transferred across the internet. In fact, based on Intel’s 2012 report, nearly 640K GB of data is transferred every single minute. That’s more than 204 million emails, 47,000 app downloads, 1.3 million YouTube videos watched and 6 million Facebook views. We’re talking about a seriously massive amount of data here. So, how do we know if that data is being transferred securely? Enter the SSL/TLS protocols. Continue reading “How does an SSL work?”

Is Your cPanel Server Protected Against CVE-2016-0800 (DROWN)?

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Overview

A new flaw has been found in the Secure Sockets Layer version 2.0 (SSLv2) protocol. An attacker could theoretically exploit this vulnerability to bypass RSA encryption, even when connecting via a newer protocol version, if the server also supports the older SSLv2 standard. Continue reading “Is Your cPanel Server Protected Against CVE-2016-0800 (DROWN)?”

How to Disable SSLv3 for Exim To Protect Against POODLE

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Your Guide to POODLE and WHM/cPanel
I. How to Disable SSLv3 for Apache and Protect Your WHM/cPanel Server from POODLE II. How to Disable SSLv3 for Exim and Protect Your WHM/cPanel Server from POODLE
There’s a new POODLE in town, but unfortunately it’s not the kind of pooch you want around. POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption. It’s an exploit that, although not considered to be as serious as Heartbleed, is one that should still be protected against. For more information read the Google Blog. Fortunately, protecting your WHM/cPanel server is easy. Just follow the steps below: Continue reading “How to Disable SSLv3 for Exim To Protect Against POODLE”

How to Disable SSLv3 for Apache To Protect Against POODLE

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Your Guide to POODLE and WHM/cPanel
I. How to Disable SSLv3 for Apache and Protect Your WHM/cPanel Server from POODLE II. How to Disable SSLv3 for Exim and Protect Your WHM/cPanel Server from POODLE
There’s a new POODLE in town, but unfortunately it’s not the kind of pooch you want around. POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption. It’s an exploit that, although not considered to be as serious as Heartbleed, is one that should still be protected against. For more information read the Google Blog. Fortunately, protecting your WHM/cPanel server is easy. Just follow the steps below: Continue reading “How to Disable SSLv3 for Apache To Protect Against POODLE”