Blog now uses HTTPS!

James Young · April 14, 2016

With the release of LetsEncrypt to the public, I’ve reconfigured my blog server to use HTTPS.  Setup was pretty straightforward, I just followed the nginx setup guide.  Notably though, my highly restrictive nginx setup didn’t work with the rules they described.  Instead, I needed this fragment to get the Let’s Encrypt authentication challenge to pass;

Notably, the certs issued only last for 90 days, so you will need some way to renew them automatically.  The above guide has that.

Let’s see how it goes.

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