Reconfigure a Certbot Certificate to use the Cloudflare DNS Validation Method

You may have configured a certbot certificate to use the webroot validation method but wish to use the Cloudflare DNS method instead. Using the Cloudflare DNS method allows you to renew your certificate independent of your web server state and configuration. These instructions apply to Red Hat-style distributions e.g., AlmaLinux, Rocky Linux, and CentOS. Generate a Cloudflare API Token for […]

OpenSSL Self-Signed Certificates

Whether you are deploying, evaluating, testing, and/or developing a web-based application; experimenting with Apache configuration; learning about web-based security technologies; or any of many other possible scenarios, you may find yourself needing to secure a web site with a TLS certificate (commonly referred to as an SSL certificate). Securing a web server with TLS is a multi-step process. The general […]