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What type of SSL certificate is Let's Encrypt?

Posted February 19, 2021 166 views
Security

After researching through Google and the posts in the community, I wasn’t able to find the answer. What type of SSL certification - from Domain Validation, Organization Validation and Extended Validation - is DO’s let’s encrypt?

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Hi @ijohnmdoep,

I’m not sure I entirely understand the question, can you please elaborate exactly? Additionally, Let’s Encrypt is a separate company providing SSL certificates so it’s not really related to DigitalOcean in any way.

Let’s Encrypt is a non-profit certificate authority run by Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) that provides X. 509 certificates for Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption at no charge.

I hope that answers your question!

Regards,
KFSys