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Get a free verified SSL certificate from StartSSL

This post is part of my Your own Virtual Private Server hosting solution project.
Get the latest version of this article here: https://gist.github.com/9430791.

SSL certificates aren’t cheap. You can create them on your own for private use.
However for internet use you have to get a verified certificate.

Luckily there’s https://www.startssl.com/

They offer you a class 1 SSL certificate for free. Their site might not look trustworthy, but I’m quite shure they do a great job.

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Step by Step: Install Ghost Blog

Latest Version of this guide: https://gist.github.com/8542013

Finishing this guide you”ll get:

  • A running Ghost installation
  • Amazon SES mail configuration
  • Simple ssh hardenings
  • Nginx proxy
  • Node.js configured with forever

Specification of latest running installation:

  • Date: 21.01.2014
  • OS: Ubuntu 64 bit – 12.04.4 LTS
  • Provider: Amazon EC2
  • Mail service: Amazon SES
  • Browser: Google Chrome – 31.0.1650.63
  • Ghost: 0.4
  • Node: 0.10.24
  • npm: 1.3.21
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