I am proud to say that I have been working with the Hyperledger Fabric project nearly since it’s inception almost two years ago. While frustrating at times in the beginning (as is the case with most open-source, popular, and pre-alpha software), I have grown to enjoy working with the Fabric. It has improved my skills in a variety of areas such as golang, docker, encryption, pkcs11, continuous integration, and many more. Since the Fabric recently went 1.0, this blog post will focus on how to bootstrap the fabric without the aid of cryptogen tool.
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Let’s Encrypt is awesome! This service allows you to automate the retrieval of as many valid TLS certificates as you wish, as long as you can “prove” that you own the domain. One of the first proofs that they offered was the http-01 challenge. This proof works by essentially sending your domain a random HTTP GET request string which your lets-encrypt client must receive and send back.
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gbolo

Security + DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer

Toronto