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Setup bring your own certificate in droplet - Lamp - Apache

Posted October 7, 2021 84 views
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Hello All,

I have one droplet and that droplet ip points to one subdomain from another providers DNS manager, i have added a bring your own certificate , but i don’t know how to connect it, I have simple php application running on/var/www/html.

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Hello,

In case that you already have your SSL certificate issued you could follow the steps here on how to install an SSL certificate from a commercial certificate authority:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-an-ssl-certificate-from-a-commercial-certificate-authority

If you do not have a certificate yet, I could suggest using Let’s Encrypt together with certbot as it provides an automated way of installing the certificate and then of renewing it every 3 months automatically:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-apache-with-let-s-encrypt-on-ubuntu-18-04

Best,
Bobby

by Mitchell Anicas
This tutorial will show you how to acquire and install an SSL certificate from a trusted, commercial Certificate Authority (CA). SSL certificates allow web servers to encrypt their traffic, and also offer a mechanism to validate server identities to their visitors. The...