Generating SSL certs

When generating the SSL certs on a VM, the entropy of the server is not the same as a physical server.  Run `cat /proc/sys/kernel/random/entropy_avail` to find your entropy.  If it's less that 1000, your entropy for generating the certificates is too low.  Installing a program like `haveged` will increase the entropy (should be over 2000 now) on the server for better certificates.

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    Michael M


    Thank you for the great tip!

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    Ermin K

    Thank you for the tip! Had the same problem years ago.

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