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Getting Free SSL Certificates from letsencrypt.org on OpenWRT using dehydrated SSL

I remember a time when acquiring SSL certificates to enable HTTPS on a web server was a tedious process ... not only did you have to subscribe but you would need to verify your identity by submitting all kinds of paperwork to prove your existence. These days you can get SSL Certificates sign-by browser recognized certificate authorities for FREE. The catch with most of them is that they are only valid for short periods such as 30 or 90 days, and you have to update your certs to a renewed ...

Adding SSL to NGINX on OpenWRT Chaos Calmer 15.05.1

Motivation I wanted to upgrade the apache http server reverse proxy in my OpenWRT router to support https (http over Secured Socket Layer (SSL) -- basically a way to encrypt web traffic to a server). This is so I can secure access to my home-based resources using https, something which is becoming the norm these days. This should be simple enough to do in apache http server, but it turns out the build of apache on my router breaks http when https is enabled. I looked at haproxy, which i...