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How to install and configure free Let’s Encrypt Certificates

Video Tutorial

In this blog you can find the commands I used in the video explaining installation and configuration of Let’s Encrypt Certificates. Please watch the video for a detailed explanation and demo.

Let’s Encrypt Installation & Configuration

  • Edit Nginx configuration to allow /.well-known/acme-challenge

  • Install GIT and clone Certbot repository under /opt (or any directory of your choice)

  • Create certificates for your domain using certbot-auto. Make sure you change your domain name, email address and domain root accordingly

  • Edit Nginx configuration to enable SSL and add new Let’s Encrypt Certificates. Change the certificate path based on your domain name.

  • Certificate renewal

That’s all folks! You now know how to install and configure Let’s Encrypt certificates for your websites.


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I am a Senior Cloud Professional specialized in AWS Cloud with 11 years of IT experience. I am enthusiastic about Serverless Architecture. I am an expert in Oracle Fusion Middleware.

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