Encryption and the in-between

Last year, we introduced a simple but surprisingly useful feature to Laravel Forge: the ability to add notes to servers. While checking the uptake of this feature, we noticed that customers were often storing sensitive data in the field. We hadn’t designed notes to store...

James Brooks Apr, 4 2024

Managing Disk Space With "ncdu"

Linux ships with a useful command called `du` (Disk Usage), which is used to find the size of files and directories. When provisioning your server, Forge installs `ncdu` which is an advanced version of `du` that allows you to easily navigate your directories via an ncurses interface. This makes it much quicker to identify large files and directories.

James Brooks Jan, 6 2022
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