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Optional Servers

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Corporate DNS Settings

To use OpenDNS... Primary: Secondary:

Reconfigure and Reboot

signal-event post-upgrade
signal-event reboot

Apply All Updates

To apply all updates, including contribs, log on to server and run the following command:

yum update --enablerepo=smecontribs


Manual SME Server restore from "Backup to desktop" file.


After the backup file (smeserver.tgz) has been copied to the new server, on the new server do:

cd /
signal-event pre-restore
tar -C / -xzvf smeserver.tgz

If the Lets Encrypt Contrib is installed...

config setprop letsencrypt status disabled
config delprop modSSL crt
config delprop modSSL key
config delprop modSSL CertificateChainFile


/sbin/e-smith/signal-event post-upgrade
/sbin/e-smith/signal-event reboot

and after rebooting...

cd /
rm smeserver.tgz

May need to reconfigure server and set to a static external IP address!

Shrink Virtual Disk

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Free SSL Certificates

Lets Encrypt SME Contrib

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Update smeserver-letsencrypt

A full update can be done as follow :

yum update smeserver-letsencrypt dehydrated --enablerepo=smecontribs

It is important to do the usual...

signal-event post-upgrade;  signal-event reboot


signal-event console-save

Failure to do this might leave the contribution not working and your certificates not renewed.


"The remote device or resource won’t accept the connection in Windows 10"

  • Try issuing the following at an administartive cmd prompt: gpupdate /force
  • Other things to try

Usful commands

  • "df -h" disk usage

VPN Options

  • WireGuard

Dual WAN