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Nov 29, 2018   |  By Alex
At RimuHosting we're enthusiastic about how Let's Encrypt gives website owners a great way to secure their websites. And certbot is the tool we usually recommend to get a Let's Encrypt certificate. We find it's easy to use and works well on recent distributions. However, sometimes issuing or renewing a certificate fails. A common reason is that certbot cannot complete the authentication requirements with the Let's Encrypt servers.
Jul 5, 2018   |  By Liz Quilty
LetsEncrypt/Certbot is a wonderful cheap way to have an SSL cert to secure things. It works out of the box and no issues for the most part until you have things like proxy pass or other things. The fix is fairly easy however, and this works well in particular with those running tomcat behind apache.
Jun 3, 2018   |  By Alex
The latest long term support (LTS) release of Ubuntu is now available for new installs. Ubuntu 18.04, also known as Bionic Beaver can be ordered at It's also an option to consider if you reinstall an existing VPS.
Apr 25, 2018   |  By Liz Quilty
We are currently seeing a high volume of Drupal exploits running a lot of arbitrary code, including crypto mining, attacking other servers and similar due to this exploit.
Jan 5, 2018   |  By Peter Bryant
Our team is working on the best approach to secure our customers' systems against the recently reported Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. Our first step is to understand the problem and its mitigations. This post provides a roundup of discussions and work on the topic with a focus on mitigation for the Xen hypervisor.