DreamHost has been provided full, tightly-integrated support for the Let’s Encrypt project to every customer on its managed hosting platform. This project has been released soon from Dec 2015 and now it always available for all DreamHost Customers. When you starting with Let’s Encrypt on your Managed Hosting platform, you have a chance to get Free SSL/TLS Certificates. That’s free certificates generated by Let’s encrypt project and the paid SSL certificates with be offered by DreamHost if anyone already request. The Let’s Encrypt project now on Beta version if you need some support just contact DreamHost’s Tech Support.
What is Let’s Encrypt?
Source: wikipedia. Let’s Encrypt is a certificate authority that entered public beta on April 3, 2015, that provides free X.509 certificates for Transport Layer Security encryption (TLS) via an automated process designed to eliminate the current complex process of manual creation, validation, signing, installation and renewal of certificates for secure websites. To read more about Let’s Encrypt project here – Let’s encrypt.
What is HTTP/2?
HTTP/2 is the second major version of the HTTP network protocol used by the World Wide Web.It is based on SPDY and is focused on performance improvements. HTTP/2 is called multiplexing for faster data transfer. It will compress the header for less data transfer to make the load faster, easier than ever. To know more about cons and pros about HTTP/2 read here –
How to Engage Let’s Encrypt at DreamHost Cpanel ?
HTTPS encryption for all DreamHost Domains with no additional charge – Just FREE.
Here is the place to engage your Let’s Encrypt at DreamHost’s Cpanel. Click on secure Hosting tab then choose your domain / click Add Now
Pick any domain you want to secure
Let’s encrypt now available on DreamHost, Vultr, Siteground, Facebook, shopify,more. As DreamHost, Now all SiteGround shared/cloud servers also support HTTP/2 – Let’s encrypt.
Let’s Encrypt CA issues short lived certificates 90 days. After that you must renew the certificates at least once in 3 months. To finish this step you just run the letsencrypt code again letsencrypt (or letsencrypt-auto)
If you already have Managed Hosting like DreamPress 2 at Dreamhost, so you can config Let’s Encrypt on you hosting Now.