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Stop image hotlinking on NGINX

If you think it’s possible that someone is linking to images hosted on your site add the following to you nginx config file # Stop deep linking or hot linking location /images/ { valid_referers none blocked www.linuxconsultant.org linuxconsultant.org; if ($invalid_referer) { return 403; } } Or if you want to be a wiseguy and replace the hotlinked image with something else # Stop deep linking or hot linking location /images/ { valid_referers none blocked www.linuxconsultant.org linuxconsultant.org; if ($invalid_referer) { return […]

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| by Scott Kilroy

Nginx with certbot

Remember when setting up certbot using nginx to turn off the line in your config that blocks files that start with . This line: location ~ /\. { access_log off; log_not_found off; deny all; } A good guide can be found here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-nginx-with-let-s-encrypt-on-ubuntu-16-04

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