How Do I Convert My SSL Certificate File To PEM Format? Most Certificate Authorities (CAs) issue certificates in PEM format. PEM certificates typically have extensions like .pem, .crt, .cer, and .key. The PEM format uses the header and footer lines —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– and —–END CERTIFICATE—–. Other certificate formats include the DER/Binary, P7B/PKCS#7, and PFX/PKCS#12 formats. The AeroFS Appliance requires a certificate in PEM format in step 9 of theappliance setup. This certificate […]

Using Hugo – a Fast and Flexible Static Site Generator What is Hugo? Hugo is a general-purpose website framework. Technically speaking, Hugo is a static site generator. Unlike other systems which dynamically build a page every time a visitor requests one, Hugo does the building when you create your content. Since websites are viewed far more often than they are edited, Hugo is optimized […]

5 Common Server Setups For Your Web Application Introduction When deciding which server architecture to use for your environment, there are many factors to consider, such as performance, scalability, availability, reliability, cost, and ease of management. Here is a list of commonly used server setups, with a short description of each, including pros and cons. Keep in mind that all of the […]

6 reasons to blog in Markdown with Jekyll As a programmer I sort and collect a lot of research, and my problem has always been finding a place to store it all. I had Jekyll in mind for a while, but it always seemed so daunting to get into. After a few days of configuration, I was able to create a Jekyll […]

Automating Deployment with Microsoft Web Deploy IIS This blog post continues a series of posts I’m doing that cover the new improvements we made around web deployment.  In my first post in the deployment series I provided an overview of the new VS 2010 Web Deploymentfeatures. In today’s post I’m going to be discussing Microsoft Web Deploy – which is a free server technology […]