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Topic # 230678 8-Mar-2018 09:57
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Im doing this in my spare time so havent really looked into it too much....

 

Ive been asked to supply a SSL certificate for a website Ive had a hand in setting up, but I know fek all about SSL certificates really, so need some advice on what I should be getting/doing...

 

Currently the main website is hosted on OpenHost and has a LetsEncrypt SSL installed via Plesk.   (www.mydomain.com for example)

 

However the web application on the same domain name, is on a AWS instance (myapp.mydomain.com).

 

Will a wildcard cert cover everything ? Or is it based per host ? What should I be looking at ? Who should I buy from ? 

 

 

 

Thanks :)

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1971076 8-Mar-2018 10:29
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It the app running on AWS has an Elastic Load Balancer (which it should for providing HA) , or served through Cloudfront (CDN) you can get free SSL certificate using ACM (https://aws.amazon.com/certificate-manager/faqs/) . You can get one for that particular hostname or wildcard, but you can only use it on ELBs and Cloudfront distributions.


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  Reply # 1971079 8-Mar-2018 10:35
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Thanks :) Will look into.

 

Have also been given info on certbot so will look at that as well.





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  Reply # 1971082 8-Mar-2018 10:38
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Have a look at SSL2BUY, grab yourself a wildcard cert from Comodo (seems to be the safest option these days) and be done with it.

 

In saying that, certbot with LetsEncrypt works perfectly fine too. Just having your own key/cert is so much simpler.

 

 

 

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Here we go, $50/year...

 

https://www.ssl2buy.com/positive-ssl-wildcard.php

 

 


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