Free certificate Let’s Encrypt
Owners of small projects are not always ready to spend money on the purchase of an SSL certificate. For such situations, there are free certificates.
What is an SSL certificate
SSL certificate does not allow fraudsters to intercept or replace personal data of users: contact information, bank card numbers, logins, passwords, e-mail addresses, etc.
Advantages of Let’s Encrypt Certificates
Unlike commercial certification centers, this SSL certificate is issued free of charge. This is beneficial for small sites, whose owners can not afford a paid SSL certificate.
If you are worried that a free SSL certificate does not encrypt information securely, then it is not. Despite the fact that the product does not need to be paid, the level of protection is the same as that of paid certificates.
There is a client for managing certificates. He can automatically download, install and renew certificates. To do this, you need to install it on the server and allow the configuration to be changed.
Let's Encrypt Certificates
A free SSL certificate will not be issued for a year. Let's Encrypt Certificate works up to 90 days. Once…
To install a free SSL certificate, you need to use the command line. If you did not do this before,…
Let's Encrypt certificates have compatibility issues - it's incompatible with versions of Windows XP and with Android 2.3.6 and below.
Commercial certification centers provide a guarantee for their certificates. This is a monetary compensation for losses to site visitors who…
No customer support
No support for chatting or over the phone. Instead, technical documentation on the organization's website. It is written in English…
Let's Encrypt does not issue certificates with organization verification or green line. And Let's Encrypt does not release Wildcard-certificates.