Turn Off SSL Verification In Ruby
The following code will disable SSL verification when using Open SSL. OpenSSL::SSL::VERIFY_PEER = OpenSSL::SSL::VERIFY_NONE It is probably not a good idea to do this in production. But if you are just testing on your development machine it might...
Written by Sean Behan on 03/02/2017
Adding Public/Private Key Pairs on Mac OS X and Ubuntu for Passwordless Remote SSH Sessions
On your local machine cd into the .ssh directory in your home "~/" directory. If it doesn't exist you can create it with "mkdir ~/.ssh". Next generate your public/private keys and copy the public key to the remote server. cd ~/.ssh ssh-keygen ...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
Placing an Authenticity Token in a Rails Form
<%= hidden_field_tag :authenticity_token, form_authenticity_token %>
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
Change default ssh port number on Ubuntu
Login as the root user or as a user that can execute sudo commands. #open this file for editing... vim /etc/ssh/sshd_config Find the line that reads Port 22 Change this to an different and an available port number... Port 8000 Next reload ssh /etc/...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
Email Obfuscation and Extraction from Text with Rails
There is a helper method for handling the obfuscation of email addresses in Rails. mail_to "me@domain.com", "My email", :encode => "hex" # => My email If you want to then extract an email address(or all email addresses) from a block of text here is the...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
Rails, SSL, Ubuntu, Apache2 with Phusion on Ubuntu
Here are all the commands for setting up your Rails application to server requests over SSL -on Ubuntu, of course. There are great resources and tutorials at these websites. http://www.tc.umn.edu/~brams006/selfsign.html http://www.tc.umn.edu/~brams006/se...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012