NGINX: Redirect HTTP to HTTPS
Nov13

NGINX: Redirect HTTP to HTTPS

KB ID 0001617 Problem Rather by accident I discovered this was not working on the site. I know it used to work, but when the old certificate expired last year I was on holiday in The States, and had a panic trying to disable https, (to keep the site up until I got back and bought a new cert). So I’m guessing its been broken since then. Solution I spent about two days looking at forums about how to do this, and every time I...

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Certificate Chain Incomplete
Jun23

Certificate Chain Incomplete

KB ID 0001570 Problem The certificate here at PNL expired over the weekend, I got a new one and installed it. All appeared to be fine until I did an online check to make sure it was OK.  The server’s certificate chain is incomplete Solution I had this problem once before, back then I was using Apache and CentOS7, and things were a little different, (now I’m using NGINX and Ubuntu 18.04). Essentially you see this error...

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Nginx Error – 413 Request Entity Too Large
Jul05

Nginx Error – 413 Request Entity Too Large

KB ID 0001325  Problem A few weeks ago I did a series on setting up a new WordPress site, shortly after I had some problems uploading my caching plugin (wp-rocket). This was the error I got; 413 Request Entity Too Large nginx/1.10.3 (Ubuntu) Anyway, I fixed the error, and a few days later I got an email from someone with the same problem, so I thought this time I would document the fix.   Solution Note: I’m going to raise the...

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Ubuntu: Setting Up a WordPress Website with LEMP – Part 2
Jun04

Ubuntu: Setting Up a WordPress Website with LEMP – Part 2

KB ID 0001319 Dtd 17/06/17 Problem Back in part one we deployed the server and setup our database, now we are going to setup our nginx web server, and get it to work with PHP. Solution Install NGINX To get the nginx package installed; sudo apt install nginx Now ensure nginx is set to start automatically with the server, and manually start the service. sudo systemctl enable nginx sudo systemctl start nginx Make sure it’s up and...

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