ssl certificate

Ian Smith smithi at
Tue Dec 20 14:50:13 UTC 2016

In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 655, Issue 2, Message: 7
On 19 Dec 2016 16:05:17 -0000 "John Levine" <johnl at> wrote:


Simon sayeth:

 > >So when I find free domain registration service for my domains it will be
 > >just like LE, but until then...  ya, I have a problem, I want it free!

 > You might enjoy .tk.  Domains are free, $0.

Spammers are certainly enjoying them; ${random.alphabet.soup}.tk are 
lately probing here.  I tried locating one after noticing gmail noisily 
rejecting a .forward for a user.  Registrant details hidden, of course.

Connect:tk		ERROR:"550 unaccountable domain rejected"

 > In the meantime, sensible people are all getting their certs from
 > Let's Encrypt.

>From your earlier message:

 > There are a bunch of different open source clients for LE.  I use a 
 > cute little shell script called 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.

Thanks for info and link.  I'll give you 'cute', dunno about 'little' :)

cheers, Ian

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