Released in 1998, OpenSSL is a cryptography library available for Linux, Windows, BSD and Mac OS systems. The library allows users to do a variety of tasks such as but not limited to creating CSR’s / private keys, convert certificates to different formats and validiate existing certificates.
Over the years I’ve written down commands to manipulate OpenSSL to do what I want and now want to share what I have to the world – enjoy 🙂
If you need to build your own Postfix, Dovecot, SpamAssassin and Roundcube server for your own mail hosting, look no further than this all in one Ansible script. Just configure the global configuration file, run the script and BAM, you have a fully functioning mail server! This script completes an end to end configuration of the server and covers the following:
Changing your SSH keys is as important as changing your underpants daily, running this script on a frequent basis will ensure access to the servers are changed on a regular basis. Use Ansible to do ssh key rotation in your sleep!
This Ansible script will fully rotate your MySQL root account passwords (or change any MySQL account passwords if you change the script) and implement my.cf so you don’t have to keep putting the password in.