Linux

Using Forte Agent Newsreader in linux with SSL support

This post describes how you can connect to a NNTP news servers that provides SSL support with your Forte Agent Newsreader version 6.0 under Ubuntu linux. I assume you know how to install Forte Agent in linux or access it from a Windows partition and will not describe that in this post. Installing wine # […]

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Web

Enable secure / https SSL login on mediaWiki 1.13.3

This is how I’ve enabled secure SSL login through https on a mediaWiki 1.13.3 installation. This description might work on other versions of mediaWiki, but that has not been tested. mediWiki doesn’t support SSL login out of the box so a little hack has to be performed. First you need to tell the webserver, in […]

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Linux

Setting up an SSL server with Apache2 on Debian

With the introduction of the Apache2 packages in Debian it is much simpler to create and use a secure SSL protected webserver than in the old days with Apache 1.3, here we’ll show how it is done. If you have Apache 2.x installed already then you’re good to go as you don’t need anything extra […]

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Linux

Generering av SSL sertificat

Dovecot og Courier-imap klager til tider på at sertifikat ikke fungerer. Da kan man kjøre følgende kommando for å lage nytt sertifikat. Kommandoen kjøres fra /etc/ssl/dovecot/ openssl req -new -x509 -nodes -days 365 -out cert.crt -keyout cert.key cat cert.key cert.crt > cert.pem Endre navnet på filene slik at de stemmer overns med configfilene til de […]

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