Using OpenVPN client with Ubuntu 16.04 server

The post will show you how to setup a headless linux server using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and only allowing outgoing connections using a secure VPN connection with OpenVPN. If the VPN connection fails, no traffic is leaked. I will be using NordVPN as an example VPN provider since it is what I use myself, but … Continue reading “Using OpenVPN client with Ubuntu 16.04 server”

Let’s Encrypt DNS challenge with acme.sh and CloudFlare

I wrote a small blog post about getting free SSL certificates using Let’s Encrypt. It required outside access for the validations proces to work. But now I needed SSL certificates for my local services without public access, this turned out to be very easy using acme.sh DNS challenge and CloudFlare DNS. First we install it. … Continue reading “Let’s Encrypt DNS challenge with acme.sh and CloudFlare”