hello i have installed cryptons on my droplet but my site does not get https

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Hi @shopisaul,

In order to enable HTTPS or as a who a Let’s Encrypt certificate on your Droplet, you’ll need to have a WebService. WebServices are services on your Droplet which help you serve your website to the whole world via a browser. To check which WebService you are using, SSH to your droplet and type in the following

netstat -tulpen | grep 80

If you see Nginx in the output, then I’ll suggest you to follow this article in order to secure your website/application with https :


If you see Apache in the output rather than Nginx, then follow this tutorial :



by Hazel Virdó
by Kathleen Juell
In this tutorial, we will show you how to use Let's Encrypt to obtain a free SSL certificate and use it with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04. We will also show you how to automatically renew your SSL certificate. If you're running a different web server, simply follow your web server's documentation to learn how to use the certificate with your setup.