SSL Certificate Woes

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SSL Certificate Woes

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Since ZeroSSL got bought out and ws no longer free I've been using shieldsigned but their site is no longer reachable. I think they were a Russian outfit and we have a bit of a situation going on here in Europe!!

Does anyone know of a free or cheap certificate issuing website. (Windows server)
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Re: SSL Certificate Woes

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Let's Encrypt. 90 day certificates with auto renewal with Certbot
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Things may have changed but I could never get certbot to work automatically to generate a java keystore. I have however just found a site that offers 12 month certs for $3.99/year (single domain and you have to pay for 5 years to get that price - A little under $20

https://www.ssls.com

creating the JKS with keystore explorer is easy enough - but thanks for getting back to me so quickly, much appreciated.

That said - can't take the server down until tonight, so don't know for sure its working, but the company offer a 30 day trial so I have until June 14th to pay, and they didn't even ask for card details up front. The cert will just stop working after that date if I don't pay. Will post back tomorrow if the cert works (or not)
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Setup NGINX as a proxy forwarder, isolates the AIM server from the internet, greatly simplifies the management of SSL
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Or as you are on Windows, use IIS as a reverse proxy. You already have everything you need on the server and setting it up is easy. Take a look here: https://medium.com/@gusterwoei/how-to-c ... a48b90163a
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Thanks guys - will research these tomorrow
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