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How To Generate Let’s Encrypt Free Wildcard Certificate Using Certbot on Ubuntu 16.04

Let’s Encrypt has recently started supporting wildcard certificates using its new ACME2 protocol. This means that you can have a single wildcard certificate like *.asknetsec.com and use it on all the other sub-domains like blog.askenetsec.comemail.asknetsec.com.

This makes is very easy to manage certificates for different sub-domains. Until now each sub-domain needed its own certificate generated for the specific sub-domain.

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Install an SSL Certificate on a Ubiquiti EdgeMAX EdgeRouter

Note: I shamelessly copied the whole post  Steve Jenkins his blog, due to it being offline and requiring a safe place for this info…

 

As with all UBNT products, the EdgeMAX EdgeRouter products are not consumer-targeted devices. Ubiquiti makes business-classhardware only… so setting up most of their devices takes at least “pro-sumer” level ability. And with their EdgeRouter products, I recommend some network admin experience via the Linux command line (and at least a quick glance at their EdgeOS CLI Primer).

But if that’s you, and you’re sick of your browser warning you about an invalid certificate when you access your EdgeRouter admin interface, here’s the easy way to install your own custom SSL certificate on an EdgeRouter.

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