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Thanks to Wojtek Dmyszewicz on StackOverflow for saving me time and frustration when I ran into [ERROR] InnoDB: Unable to lock ./ibdata1, error while working with MariaDB at the command […]

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I was getting a B rating when testing my newly Let’s Encrypted site with Qualys SSL Labs. The solution was to add a strong DH group to NGINX – here’s how to do it.