https certificates in installation instrucitons

https certificates in installation instrucitons

by Ben Walter -
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I recently installed a fresh copy of webwork following the instructions on

Option C in this file discusses installing a self-signed certificate for allowing SSL connections via https.  These days, using self-signed certificates will still pop-up warnings on many web-browsers when accessing sites.  There are instead many options for free externally signed certificates (mostly expiring in 90 days).

If you don't want to be bothered with reinstalling a certificate manually every 90 days, you can install certbot to handle this for you.  I set up certbot for our installation following the instructions at
and was really impressed by how simple it was (you have to leave snapd installed however).

   Benjamin Walter