Let’s Encrypt ! How to create free ssl certificates on Ubuntu

SSL Certificates, sometimes called digital certificates, are used to establish a secure encrypted connection between a browser (user’s computer) and a server (website). The SSL connection protects sensitive data, such as credit card information, exchanged during each visit (session). Let’s Encrypt provides an easy way to obtain and install trusted certificates for free. In this guide we will show how to create a free certificate using Let’s Encrypt on Ubuntu. Download the Let’s Encrypt Client We will first download Let’s Encrypt client, certbot-auto from the EFF download site. Download  certbot-auto to the /usr/local/sbin directory by typing: cd /usr/local/sbin sudo wget https://dl.eff.org/certbot-auto We …

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