johnl at iecc.com
Mon Dec 19 14:04:23 UTC 2016
>>I am wondering if there are any free ssl providers? I know there were
>>once some, but thought they went under. I am wanting something free,
>>but has a broad browser base, Ios, Android, Kindle, windows etc
>>browsers and connection software Es File explorer, filezilla etc.
You want Let's Encrypt. They don't charge for their certs, and their
CA is widely accepted. A recept paper says they're now the #3 CA
by number of active certs.
There are a bunch of different open source clients for LE. I use
a cute little shell script called acme.sh for the web and mail certs
on my fbsd system. The certs have to be renewed every 3 months so
you definitely want to set it up so it can renew automatically.
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