How to Install Let’s Encrypt Certificate on Apache-based Ubuntu Server

I’ll show you how to properly install free SSL certificate for your websites hosted on Apache-based Ubuntu server / vps. The tutorial will include screenshot pics of each step so you can easily and confidently follow the whole procedure. Just a short explanation about Let’s Encrypt, it is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). What makes the service popular is the fact that generating free SLL certificates is easy. In addition to that easiness, users don’t also need to signup or login. Hence, all the processes are automatic and free. Continue reading “How to Install Let’s Encrypt Certificate on Apache-based Ubuntu Server”

How to Install Let’s Encrypt Certificate on VestaCP

Here’s how you can install and setup properly free SSL certificate on VestaCP from Let’s Encrypt which I believe it is the easiest way so far. Before we take steps a little further, let’s firstly take a look on what Let’s Encrypt is. For you who didn’t know it yet, Let’s Encrypt is a new certificate authority providing free SSL certificate for any websites. The project was started in 2012 by two Mozilla employees, Josh Aas and Eric Rescorla, together with Peter Eckersley at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and J. Alex Halderman at the University of Michigan. Since May 2013, Internet Security Research Group incorporated the project. Continue reading “How to Install Let’s Encrypt Certificate on VestaCP”

How to Install VestaCP with Nginx + PHP-fpm

VestaCP is known nowadays as the best free and easy to use hosting control panel (according on me). Well, as you may know that by default Vestacp implements Nginx as frontend webserver while makes use of Apache as backend. This becomes the most common configuration allowing its users to enjoy the speed of Nginx –in delivering static contents– while also the easiness and flexibility of Apache. Continue reading “How to Install VestaCP with Nginx + PHP-fpm”

How to Install Zend and Ioncube Loader on Vestacp (Ubuntu)

Installing Zend Guard Loader and ionCube Loader on latest Ubuntu server can be so tricky but here’s the tutorial you can follow to get it installed correctly on your Ubuntu server with Vestacp software on top of it. Well, I can explain what is Zend Guard Loader and what is ionCube Loader but I’ve done that in my previous article so please take your time to read it if you want. Continue reading “How to Install Zend and Ioncube Loader on Vestacp (Ubuntu)”

ISPmanager – A Short Review

There are many free control panel apps I’ve reviewed and posted a tutorial about how to install it. But today I’m gonna introduce you a non-free control panel with very affordable license price but capable to delivering awesome premium features. I know you might think it’s WHM/cPanel but no. There are many reviews about it already so I’m gonna introduce you another great panel called ISPmanager. Continue reading “ISPmanager – A Short Review”