I would like my droplet to serve HTTPS via Nginx, but I don’t want the DNS records hosted by DigitalOcean. The reason is that I have a complicated set of DNS records at my domain registrar, and I’m certain something will break if I try to move them. (Especially because my grip on the various record types is tenuous.)
The standard HTTPS-on-Ubuntu18.04 tutorial implies that DNS hosting on DigitalOcean is required, but doesn’t come out and say it.
So, my questions are:
(1) If I follow the simple tutorial, and keep the DNS records at the registrar, will my site serve HTTPS and will it successfully do the auto-renews?
(2) If the answer to (1) is no, is there another tutorial I can follow to set up HTTPS for Nginx on Ubuntu while keeping the DNS records at the registrar?
Thank you, John
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