How to Create a SSL Certificate on ezeelogin jump server for Nginx on debian 8
Create a Self Signed Certificate
When we request a new certificate, we can specify how long the certificate should remain valid by changing the 365 to the number of days we prefer. As it stands this certificate will expire after one year.
With this command, we will be both creating the self-signed SSL certificate and the server key .
This command will prompt terminal to display a lists of fields that need to be filled in.Fill out the prompts appropriately. The most important line is the one that requests the
Common Name (e.g. server FQDN or YOUR name). You need to enter the domain name associated with your server or, more likely, your server’s public IP address.
Both of the files you created will be placed in the appropriate subdirectories of the
Configure Nginx to Use SSL
Let’s create a new Nginx configuration snippet in the
Within this file, we just need to set the
ssl_certificate directive to our certificate file and the
ssl_certificate_key to the associated key. In our case, this will look like this:
When you’ve added those lines, save and close the file.
Adjust the Nginx Configuration to Use SSL
Before we go any further, let’s back up our current server block file:
[email protected]:~# sudo cp /etc/nginx/sites-available/default /etc/nginx/sites-available/default.bak
Open the server block file to make adjustments
listen 80 default_server;
listen [::]:80 default_server;
return 302 https://$server_name$request_uri;
# SSL configuration
listen 443 ssl default_server;
listen [::]:443 ssl default_server;
. . .
Your virtual host is now all set up! Save and Exit