This is a shared article on how to install free SSL Let’s Encrypt for hosts previously using Apache to switch to OpenLiteSpeed.
Why is it necessary to manually install SSL Let’s Encrypt on OpenLiteSpeed?
As you know, when switching from a hosting from Apache to OpenliteSpeed. The problem that arises now is that when switching to OpenliteSpeed, the features on Apache will not be available. Some good features on Apache hosting are good compatibility with SSL Let’s Encrypt with 3rd parties. OpenliteSpeed is different, it needs some settings to use and automatically renews SSL Let’s Encrypt. But with websites. Hosting previously on the Apache platform when switching to OpenliteSpeed will no longer be compatible with this.
Manual SSL Let’s Encrypt settings on OpenliteSpeed.
Requirements before installing SSL Let’s Encrypt:
1.Have access to ssh.
2.Hosting, VPS with CertBot installed.
Steps to manually install SSL Let’s Encrypt.
1.Log in to SSH.
2. Register for SSL Let’s Encrypt via CertBot.
certbot certonly –non-interactive –agree-tos -m email@example.com –webroot -w /var/www/html -d example.com
(replace your website with example.com and your email with firstname.lastname@example.org).
If successful, it will return 2 paths to store the SSL key and code.
3. Install SSL on hosting.
Open the link files returned by the cat command.
Copy the content of all these files and save them to the SSL section on Hosting.
Paste the copied part into the section below.
Save and check again to see if it matches the validity of the returned SSL.