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Brian Aldridge

I am a software developer and podcaster. Catch me weekly on Infection - The Survival Podcast at https://infectionpodcast.com

Removing old kernels

The longer you have your server you may notice that the /boot partition has less and less space available. It is very possible that your server is never removing old kernels and is only installing new ones each kernel version release. If you have rebooted your server and everything is operating correctly, here is a simple way to reclaim that space.

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Let’s Encrypt: Free, Automated, and Open SSL

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit. Let’s Encrypt is a service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). The key principles behind Let’s Encrypt are: Free: Anyone who owns a domain name can use Let’s Encrypt to obtain a trusted certificate at zero cost. Automatic: Software running on a …

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