Let’s Encrypt is a SSL certificate Authority that provides free SSL certificates, as well as a client that can be used to create and renew certificates. In most cases, if you are using LAMP or LEMP stacks the client provides all functionallity needed to enable HTTPS on your website. Up to now (2016-07-19), the automatic renewal function is the only important thing that is missing in the client. If you still want to autmatically renew your certificate, and not do this by hand every 90 days, you can use the following workaround.

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