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How do I set up SSL on my 1-click Rails/Unicorn server?

I couldn’t find a tutorial that fit exactly this use case, I tried the following one and it didn’t work :(

https://aralbalkan.com/scribbles/setting-up-ssl-with-nginx-using-a-namecheap-essentialssl-wildcard-certificate-on-digitalocean/


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The DigitalOcean Ruby on Rails One-Click application uses Nginx as a reverse proxy in front of the Rails app. If you want to set up SSL encryption for your application, the easiest way would be to configure Nginx to use it. Luckily we have a number of tutorials that cover just how to do that.

With Let’s Encrypt, obtaining an SSL certificate for use in production has become much simpler, not to mention free! Check out this tutorial for step-by-step instructions for using it to generate a certificate and configure Nginx to use it: