OpenSSL Common Commands

Overview 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… Read more »

Ansible – Build A Mail Server Using Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, SpamAssassin And More…

Overview 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… Read more »

Nagios XI – Adding Microsoft Server Services via API

When automating server provisioning you might be considering implementing Nagios for monitoring servers and services as part of the build process. Apart from the help section of Nagios console giving some hints on how to interact with the API, there isn’t much else to go on so I’m sharing my learnings on how to do… Read more »