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Earlier we have Lets Encrypt SSL. We have purchased a new 1 year ssl for our site. Now nobody able to figure out, how to remove lets encrypt and replace with new alpha SSL.

asked 2 months ago21 views
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When you create Lets encrypt Certificate from the Web servers Ngnix/Apache it will update the configuration files for the Website you have for example **some-website.conf **file, So how to update the Certificate inside the Webserver configuration, I do not have information about the Nginx or Apache but you have the information below, Apache SSL Configuration:

  • Copy the SSL Certificate to the server including the private key
  • Check the Configuration file of your website and update the configuration as below
    DocumentRoot /var/www/html2
        SSLEngine on
        SSLCertificateFile /path/to/your_domain_name.crt
        SSLCertificateKeyFile /path/to/your_private.key
        SSLCertificateChainFile /path/to/DigiCertCA.crt
  • Once done save the file and run a command apachectl configtest to check your configuration is correct.
  • then restart service apache2 restart

Nginx SSL Configuration:


server {
listen 443;
ssl on;
ssl_certificate /etc/ssl/ssl-bundle.crt;
ssl_certificate_key /path/to/your_private.key;
root /path/to/webroot;
access_log /var/log/nginx/nginx.vhost.access.log;
error_log /var/log/nginx/nginx.vhost.error.log;
location / {
root /var/www/;
root  /home/www/public_html/;
index index.html;


answered a month ago

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