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Using Letsencrypt on Digital Ocean 

Just a note to myself...

First of all, DigitalOcean has a pretty good official guide for this.

However, I still struggled a bit with that guide, so here are my notes:

First we need to login as root and install Letsencrypt.

NOTE: If you are using AWS, you are probably logging in as "ubuntu", so ...

StartSSL and Webfaction 

Installing Free SSL certificate with StartSSL and Webfaction

For my next big project it will be mandatory to use a SSL certificate for the web application. I have never dealt with SSL before, so I am going to take some notes here. Let's see how it goes...

I chose StartSSL because they offer a free certificate.

I ...