How to Install a Free SSL Certificate using Let’s Encrypt
Learn to secure website traffic using HTTPS by installing a FREE Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate.
This complete masterclass will take you through the fundamental steps, as well as best practices that will take your career to the next level. You will learn how to distinguish between different types of SSL certificates, install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, configure DNS settings on Digital Ocean, and much more.
By the end of this course, you will have an excellent understanding of HTTPS and SSL certificates. You will be equipped with the skills to secure any web page using HTTPS and free SSL certificates, as well as automatically renew your certificate periodically.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.
The How to Install a Free SSL Certificate using Let’s Encrypt is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.
|Section 01: SSL Certificates|
|Introduction to SSL Certificates||00:03:00|
|Traditional vs. Digital Certificates||00:04:00|
|Types of SSL Certificates||00:04:00|
|How SSL Certificates Work||00:04:00|
|Obtaining a SSL Certificate||00:03:00|
|Introduction to Let’s Encrypt||00:02:00|
|Section 02: Digital Ocean Server Setup|
|Domain Name Server Administration||00:03:00|
|Introduction to Digital Ocean||00:02:00|
|Creating a Droplet||00:02:00|
|Install PuTTY/Terminal and Connect||00:03:00|
|Install LAMP Stack – Apache, MySQL, PHP||00:05:00|
|Configure DNS on Digital Ocean||00:04:00|
|Droplet Basic Configurations||00:02:00|
|Section 03: SSL Certificate Installation|
|Installing Lets Encrypt||00:04:00|
|SSL Certificate Status Reports||00:02:00|
|Redirect all Domain Variations to HTTPS||00:07:00|
|Auto Renewal with cron jobs||00:03:00|
|Section 04: Next Steps|
|Become an Expert||00:01:00|