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Accessing ownCloud via HTTP. We strongly suggest you configure your server to require using HTTPS instead.

Hi Folks the community is awesome here! Ok so I set up owncloud on a droplet, however I get this when I login to my ownCloud You are accessing ownCloud via HTTP. We strongly suggest you configure your server to require using HTTPS instead.

I was wondering if I could have some direction on how to set the server up to require https! Any help would be great thanks!

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Hi there,

What you could do is use Let’s Encrypt and certbot to automatically generate a free SSL certificate. You can follow the steps here on how to do that:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-nginx-with-let-s-encrypt-on-ubuntu-20-04

In addition to that, you could also take a look at the official OwnCloud docs here:

https://doc.owncloud.com/server/next/admin_manual/installation/letsencrypt/using_letsencrypt.html

Best,

Bobby