Install CloudFlare SSL certificate manually on serverpilot

  • Posted June 22, 2016
  • Nginx

Hello, How do I manually install a CloudFlare SSL certificate on the free plan?

Thanks, Noah


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If I turn on SSL in Serverpilot, do I need turn on SSL in CLoudflare?

CloudFlare works at the DNS level meaning you don’t need to alter anything on your server. This said; for SSL you might want to install an SSL certificate so you can utilise Full SSL or Full (Strict) SSL modes:

The SSL differences are outlined here. The steps on how to set-up a domain on CloudFlare are also in our documentation.

Please do reach out if you need any further help.