Let’s Encrypt is here – Open Source SSL Certificates Available at Bluebird Hosting

Let’s Encrypt is here – Open Source SSL Certificates Available at Bluebird Hosting

Today encryption on the web has become more important than ever before, with constant threats of identity theft, spam, viruses & malaware so it is vital that encryption be more widely used for the safety of individuals and for the Internet as a whole.

On December 2015 the new certificate authority Let’s Encrypt entered Public Beta since it was started in 2012 by two Mozilla employees. There was so much excitement about this breaking news that finally website owners had a viable option to install a free ssl certificate that was not only certified but also easy to install and renew!

We’re big advocates of security and were so happy to finally be able to offer free Let’s Encrypt certificates to all our shared hosting customers!

What you need to know about Let’s Encrypt

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated and open certificate authority (CA) that is backed by some of the largest companies in the industry like Google, Cisco, Facebook, Akamai, OVH and many more. The main objective behind Let’s Encrypt is to offer a free secure open certificate authority that is run for the public’s benefit and that creates a more secure and privacy-respecting Web.

How to install Let’s Encrypt at Bluebird Hosting

You can install your free Let’s Encrypt certificates through the Directadmin Control Panel of your hosting account. It is also possible to have multiple certificates installed on your account for each domain and subdomain. The certificates expire after 90 days and auto renew by our system on the 85th day, so you won’t have to-do anything! Now that’s cool! 🙂

Here is how to do it

Select the second radio button and choose “Free & automatic certificate from Let’s Encrypt”

Fill out the necessary fields  (your domain including WWW and Email) and choose your entries. We advise to secure all and use all!

Thats it!

You should get the same results as below, if you dont please contact our Support and we will help you get this sorted out.