Is it possible to let users have custom domain point to my app with https auto enable for them.

Posted September 6, 2018 1.5k views
Ruby on RailsNginxApplicationsUbuntu 16.04

If I want to launch Ruby on Rails website where users can have their dedicated page
1.) as sub domain i.e.
2.) as custom domain i.e.

and also enabled https for both subdomain and custom domain.

Is it possible to do this automatically? Let say once my app get this information from user I run some script to make this happen.

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@sarunw you should be able to do something like the following in your nginx configuration:

server {
    listen 80 default_server;
    listen [::]:80 default_server;
    server_name _;
    return 301 https://$host$request_uri;