How to add a purchased certificate to aMi STACX

How to add a purchased certificate to aMi STACX

Generally speaking this will be the same process for both Apache and NGINX. A high-level overview is provided here. Please see your stack instructions for more details per vhost configuration. Step 1. Copy the certificate(s) [key, crt, pem etc. as per what issuer provided] to: /etc/{Apache2, NGINX}/ssl/ Step 2. Update the vhost files for the server with […]

How to clear HSTS in Chrome & Firefox

How to clear HSTS in Chrome & Firefox

[Re-printed from] Re-Hashed: How to clear HSTS settings in Chrome and Firefox A quick look at what HSTS is and how to clear it on two of the most popular browsers. HSTS stands for HTTP Strict Transport Security, it’s a web security policy mechanism that forces web browsers to interact with websites only via secure HTTPS […]

Renewing your Let’s Encrypt Certificate

Renewing your Let’s Encrypt Certificate

It wouldn’t be too far fetched to imagine Captain Kirk yelling out “Cronnnnnnnnn! Cronnnnnnnnnn!”. Just keeping a sense of humor to an area that has caused many of us some frustration. Making sure our certificate(s) renews correctly. Here are some aMi STACX tips to make sure auto-renewal and manual Let’s Encrypt certificate renewals are successful. [These […]

Let’s Encrypt – “does not support any combination of challenges”

Let’s Encrypt – “does not support any combination of challenges”

To remedy the error received when attempting to get a certificate: “Client with the currently selected authenticator does not support any combination of challenges that will satisfy the CA.” you must follow these commands to update certbot to certbot-auto. History: As of January 9th, 2018, Let’s Encrypt no longer supports the certbot installed due to potential issues […]