Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit. It is a service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). Let's Encrypt integrates with InterWorx via a plugin, which allows users to generate free, secure, SSL certificates.
In order to generate a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate, the following criteria must be met:
To enable the Let's Encrypt plugin in NodeWorx, follow these steps:
Here is how to generate an SSL certificate in SiteWorx using Let's Encrypt:
Logging information for Let's Encrypt can be found in the following locations:
Let's Encrypt only allows a certain amount of certificate generation attempts per server, per week. This includes when generating a certificate fails. Currently it is 20/week. Once that cap is hit, it does not allow any more attempts until that counter resets. For further information: https://letsencrypt.org/docs/rate-limits/
Let's Encrypt certificates can only be generated for sites that resolve to IPs on the server. If the site is live, make sure that DNS is propagated