In this tutorial, we will show you how to install the Let’s Encrypt client on your CentOS 7 VPS and issue an SSL certificate for your domain.
Improving your website security through SSL encryption can increase your visitors’ trust in your website. In the past, setting up SSL encryption on a website was a complicated task. However, Let’s Encrypt is a free and open source certificate authority (CA) that allows obtaining and installing certificates through simple, automated commands. Thanks to them, setting up encryption and increasing the security of your site is made a lot easier. Let’s Encrypt provides a valid SSL certificate for your domain without any cost and can be used for production/commercial use as well.
Let’s begin with the installation – it’s a simple install, and it won’t take long at all.