Tutorial Request: Let's Encrypt™ free SSL certificate installation

Since 3rd of December 2015 free SSL certificates are available for everyone at Would be nice to have a tutorial that explains the manual installation process.

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First you need to clone the repo

git clone
cd letsencrypt

Now we are going to create a certificate


./letsencrypt-auto certonly --rsa-key-size 4096

Now, please follow the instructions. When it’s finished you will be able to find the certificate, chain and key at /etc/letsencrypt/live/domain


./letsencrypt-auto --apache --rsa-key-size 4096

Now, please follow the instructions. Let’s Encrypt will install the certificate automatically.

How do I go about installing Let’s Encrypt with OpenLiteSpeed?