Configure ssl certificate for nginx

October 21, 2014 2.4k views

I have installed nginx 1.6 on my droplet and I’m trying to configure an ssl certificate to use https connection.
I created the certificate with openssl as described in this tutorial:

When i access the https url from my browser I have no response.
I’m sure port 443 is opened because of this:

netstat -tulpn | grep 443
tcp        0      0   *               LISTEN      8603/nginx.conf

Moreover if I try to wget –no-check-certificate https://<server_url> I correctly get the index.html page

I suppose the problem is that the certificate is untrusted but the only error in my browser is ERRCONNECTIONRESET

What am I doing wrong? Thanks in advance.

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renaming certificate from .crt to .pem solved the problem

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