Can Mendix add support for letsencrypt.org to obtain free signed SSL/TLS certificates for custom domains? - Mendix Forum

Can Mendix add support for letsencrypt.org to obtain free signed SSL/TLS certificates for custom domains?

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To enable HTTPS on your Mendix custom domain, you need to get a certificate from a Certificate Authority (CA). Signed certificates are not cheap--they can average $1,000 (USD) annually to obtain and renew each year. There is a free alternative to the widely accepted and expensive CAs:

 

From Let's Encrypt: Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit. It is a service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). We give people the digital certificates they need in order to enable HTTPS (SSL/TLS) for websites, for free, in the most user-friendly way we  can. We do this because we want to create a more secure and privacy-respecting Web.

 

The key principles behind Let’s Encrypt are:

The best way to use Let’s Encrypt without shell access to the web server is by using built-in support from your hosting provider (i.e. Mendix Cloud). If your hosting provider offers Let’s Encrypt support, they can request a free certificate on your behalf, install it, and keep it up-to-date automatically. 

 

https://letsencrypt.org/getting-started/

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Hi Ned, this idea is already found multiple times in the idea forum:

 - https://community.mendix.com/link/space/security/ideas/398

 - https://community.mendix.com/link/space/app-development/ideas/1872

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