Articles tagged "Announcement"

This weblog brings you news on Greenhost and recent developments in the areas of sustainability, privacy, web hosting, Internet and anything else we think is relevant.

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Greenhost VPSs now support cloud-init

It is now possible to use cloud-init with our VPS's. Cloud-init scripts define what needs to be done immediately after a VPS is started for the first time. These files can be used to automate the setup of a VPS. This can range from small tasks — like configuring the machine or adding more users — to more complex tasks like installing software.

Cloud-init is a technology that is supported by many cloud providers. In addition to cloud-init scripts that you might find anywhere on the internet, Greenhost offers a repository with scripts that you can use to automate certain steps in setting up...

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Greenhost is joining the climate strike on 27 September

Greenhost is joining the global climate strike organised in Den Haag on September 27, 2019. Because our employees will be in Den Haag, our office and help desk will be closed on that day and we will not answer the phone. Outside of the time we demonstrate, we will still attempt to handle as many emails as possible and there is somebody on call for technical emergencies.

Why are we striking?

Greenhost provides sustainable hosting and focuses on sustainability on all other aspects in our company. However, we alone are not going to solve the climate crisis. It is time for governments all over the world to take action, and they are not doing enough yet.

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TLS certificates, for everyone!

As you could read in our blog post from a couple of months ago we have been working on incorporating Let's Encrypt's free TLS certificates in our hosting environment.

TLS certificates are needed for a safe and good website. With it, you will have improved security, more privacy and higher search engine rankings. Please read our previous blog post for a detailed summary of how TLS certificates work. Green lock icon in URL bar

Today (December 19, 2016), we are pleased to announce that these certificates are now available for everyone in a public beta. Using TLS makes your website more secure. You can recognise that TLS...

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