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Four Step VPS Webserver: Debian, Apache, Certbot, And Let’s Encrypt!

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 10, 2022 @ 1:52 pm, by Not_Oles

For some reason, I can never remember these certbot commands.  Bookmarked!  –raindog308 Introduction Debian, Apache, Certbot, and Let’s Encrypt are frequently used for websites. A problem for beginners, though, is that it’s hard to find simple, clear instructions about how to do the setup. The much needed, simple recipe is given here. In just a […]

The Wrong Way to Use Let’s Encrypt on a Private Network

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 4, 2022 @ 9:38 pm, by raindog308

I’ve been working on a small app written in golang, and I’d like my local-area network connections to the golang-embedded webserver to be over https.  Most of the clients are going to be scripts running on various servers. Unfortunately, since this is on a private IP range, we get into the whole certificate-verification thing.  There […]

Free SSL with NGINX and LetsEncrypt on Debian 10

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 26, 2020 @ 3:30 am, by raindog308

Let’s Encrypt is a free https certificate you can install on your cheap VPS for free, browser-validated https.  In this tutorial, we’ll walk through setting up Let’s Encrypt https on an nginx host running on Debian 10. We’ll be installing nginx from scratch but not will not be getting into php-fpm and other extensions in […]