Monthly Archives: August 2017

SSL Setup on Nginx Server

To add https support on your website you need to follow these steps:

Get the SSL certificate

There are various vendors from which you can buy SSL certificate. If you want to generate self signed SSL certificate instead of buying it, please execute below command:

Add -nodes in the above command if you do not want to set any passphrase for your private key.

Copy certificate to right location

Once the certificate is generated copy it to /etc/ssl/ folder on your server.

Update virtual host file

Open your virtual host config file ( /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/your_site.conf):