Using For Certificate Management

Back in 2016 I wrote some notes on issuing and renewing certificates through Let’s Encrypt and using EFF’s CertBot to facilitate this. Today I revisited this after seeing on OPNsense. What’s super impressive with is that it’s a shell script. And it’s super easy to use. Installing is simple. After following these instructions you’re all set. Note that is installed in to $HOME. It’s not installed

A Guide to Using Let’s Encrypt

Up until a few moments ago, I was using CAcert for all my certificate needs. A free service offering SSL/TLS certificates. The only issue with CAcert is that their Root Certificate is not included in all mainstream Operating Systems or browsers, meaning users will get a certificate error unless they choose to install the Root Certificate. But now Let’s Encrypt is on the scene. A free, open and automated certificate authority that is