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Free SSL with Rails and Nginx using Let's Encrypt

Chris Oliver asked in General

nice tutorial! exactly what i was looking for!

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Спасибо!

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Alejandro Ventura Alejandro Ventura

I got this error after running *./letsencrypt-auto*


...
Setting up python-pkg-resources (20.7.0-1) ...
Setting up python-virtualenv (15.0.1+ds-3ubuntu1) ...
Setting up python3-virtualenv (15.0.1+ds-3ubuntu1) ...
Setting up virtualenv (15.0.1+ds-3ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu5) ...
Creating virtual environment...
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/virtualenv.py", line 2363, in <module>
main()
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/virtualenv.py", line 719, in main
symlink=options.symlink)
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/virtualenv.py", line 988, in create_environment
download=download,
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/virtualenv.py", line 918, in install_wheel
call_subprocess(cmd, show_stdout=False, extra_env=env, stdin=SCRIPT)
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/virtualenv.py", line 812, in call_subprocess
% (cmd_desc, proc.returncode))
OSError: Command /home/deploy/.local/...ncrypt/bin/python2.7 - setuptools pkg_resources pip wheel failed with error code 1

Any help with this?

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Jaunty Kaushal Jaunty Kaushal

I used: sudo apt install letsencrypt

It worked well (you just have to update the paths for the command).

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Getting the following error after running `./letsencrypt-auto`

`Failed to install a working "virtualenv" command, exiting`

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I followed these steps and found that `sudo apt-get install letsencrypt` got me up and running. No need to install from github source. https://certbot.eff.org/#ub...

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@excid3:disqus what do you mean by `Add the following lines to your server block for your app and be sure to change example.com to your domain.`

Where do I find the `server block`? Is this the `/etc/nginx/nginx.conf` file `server { }`

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Or in my case as I am running passenger `sudo nano /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default`

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Awesome! So is there any way to know for sure that the renew cron job is running? I guess one way is to just make sure I'm not getting renewal emails? It'd be nice if there was some way to check the status of a cert, or to know that the job ran?

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Let's encrypt should write logs somewhere, or you could tack on a little bash snippet have it output top your own log file too and write the last timestamp it ran.

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vic turuthi vic turuthi

Awesome tutorial Chris. You're the best. I restarted the server with no error. However, the browser still shows that my connection is insecure and doesn't show a green padlock. SSL checker shows that the two domains www.example.com and example.com are encrypted. What could be the issue?

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Hey Chris Oliver any tips for doing this when running multiple domains on one server or having subdomains. ie example..com and foo.example.com. I have two server blocks for nginx but they are trying to share the same certificate so chrome throws an error around security.

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You'd want two server blocks like you said and each one would point to different SSL certs if you wanted them both on SSL.

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Failed authorization procedure. time out

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Hi! Thanks for the awesome tutorial. I have a problem after the certbot installation on server. And now I can't run rake assets:precompile as usual. How can I fix this? I post my issue here: https://stackoverflow.com/q...

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Thanks!

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