Nowadays, any public-facing webserver should use encryption with TLS. Find out how to configure a site using a certificate.
- [Instructor] Once we have a web server installed…we can add a layer of security by enabling TLS.…TLS, or transport layer security,…which used to be known as SSL…provides encryption of the connection…between the client and a server.…Helping to guarantee that the content that your transferring…is protected and hasn't been tampered with.…Any public facing website should be using TLS,…even if it's not a site dealing with financial…or other sensitive information.…In order to secure a site we need a certificate.…And in order to get a certificate…we either need to generate one or purchase one.…
We can generate a certificate for free.…A type of certificate called a self sign certificate…or we can go to a certificate authority and purchase one…for a specific domain name.…We need to have a domain name…in order to get a certificate signed…by one of these certificate authorities.…And the signed certificates are what will tell…a users browser that a connection is trusted.…I'm going to set up a self sign certificate here…
- Installing Ubuntu Server
- Configuring remote access with SSH
- Configuring the firewall
- Configuring networking with Netplan
- Managing users
- Configuring for scale
- Securing an HTTP server with TLS
- Hosting an application
- Setting up a forwarding DNS server
- Sending email with Postfix
Skill Level Beginner
Lab setup1m 26s
1. Ubuntu Server
2. Securing and Monitoring Your Server
3. Configuring and Managing the Server
4. Exploring Common Services
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