Tag: Certificate Authority (CA)

Update: Using Free Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS Certificates with NGINX

Editor – This is an update to a previous blog post about using Let's Encrypt certificates with NGINX. This blog covers the newly added NGINX support in certbot. Also see our blog post from nginx.conf 2015, in which Peter Eckersley and Yan Zhu of the Electronic Frontier Foundation introduce the then‑new Let's Encrypt certificate authority. It's well known that SSL/TLS encryption…

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Let’s Encrypt: TLS for NGINX

The following is adapted from a presentation given by Yan Zhu and Peter Eckersley from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) at nginx.conf 2015, held in San Francisco in September. You can watch the video of the complete talk on YouTube. Table of Contents 0:00 Introduction 0:29 Problem #1 – TLS is Not Ubiquitous 2:10 Problem #2 – Setting up TLS 2:52 How Long…

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Using Free SSL/TLS Certificates from Let’s Encrypt with NGINX

Editor – This blog post has been replaced by an updated version that is based on official NGINX support in certbot. Please go to the new blog post for the latest information and instructions. Let’s Encrypt is a new certificate authority (CA) offering free and automated SSL/TLS certificates. Certificates issued by Let’s Encrypt are trusted by most browsers…

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