Self Signed Certs

Edho Arief edho at
Thu Jul 12 15:17:09 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 9:41 PM, rosenbaaron <nginx-forum at> wrote:
> I have a fully working installation of NGINX. I can server http and
> https websites when they have valid certificates. Only a few of my
> servers use certificates signed by 3rd Party CA and those work
> correctly. A few of my servers use a certificate generated from my
> enterprise ca, and those worked once that enterprise CA was added to the
> list of root CAs. The problem is I have a few appliances that don't
> allow the use of enterprise CAs and I don't want to purchase a 3rd party
> certificate for. Is there a way to get NGINX to server out these
> websites?

Yes, you can use self-signed certificates. Or you can get certificates
for free from startssl.

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