Tag: Nginx

IPv6 Support

Just a quick post to say that I’ve setup the DNS and nginx so that this site works on IPv4 and IPv6. Turns out it’s really easy (assuming you’ve got a routable IPv6 address). In the nginx config file for

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Some tweaks to the TLS crypto in nginx

So after a bit of playing about, I figured out why I was “only” getting an A grade on the SSL Labs test for this domain, despite it being on the HSTS preload list 🙂 Turns out it was a

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Server migration and related ramblings

So I’ve been neglecting this blog for the last year and a bit, mostly because work has been eating brain power, and not leaving me and spare for geeking in the evenings. On the plus side, that seems to not be

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Minor brain strain…

Sorry for the lack of a post over the last couple of weeks, everything’s gone Entirely Busy! Work’s manic (yay end of year workload!), so I’m getting mostly brain-fried at work, so my free time has been spent vegetating instead

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HTTPS has been acheived!

So, I got distracted at lunch at work and decided to puzzle out how to get https working on the server… Up until now, I’ve just used the default settings for ssl with nginx and a self signed certificate. With

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Optimising WordPress

For the first actual post, I’ll go through the things I’ve added to the server to reduce the load times and increase the website throughput. My initial install of the server was done on my laptop in VirtualBox, using similar

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