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Doomsday: x509 Certificate Expiration Monitoring

As of this writing, it is 2019, and the tech-world has generally accepted TLS as a “good thing.” So let’s put certificates on our servers to make sure we’re talking to the right servers, and let’s also put certificates on our clients to make sure that the right clients are talking to the right servers.

Use Latest Major Stemcell Version

Hey. Sometimes new major stemcells come out and they use newer versions of Linux and they break your stuff. Sometimes it’s your fault that your thing doesn’t work. Sometimes we blame Elon Musk because we have trouble taking responsibility for our mistakes. We’re sorry, Elon. The point is, you don’t want to use the latest