HTTPS access

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  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    @dawg Can we think about getting this working? The cert for this site is expired and I know they cost to have a trusted authority issue them. A fairly new cert issuer is open and free and I thought this would be good to implement. Open WiFi users and some people who post from work would benefit from this greatly. Check it out.

    https://letsencrypt.org/
     
  2. newcastlefan

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    and anyone that uses chrome
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Were you using the https link?

    No one eve used it so i didnt pay much attention
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Or safari
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    Not regularly but I have access to a new connection I'd rather not put unencrypted traffic on. If it's a pain forget it. I'll set up a VPN to home again but letsencrypt is getting a lot of praise for being simple and free. Thought it could benefit a lot of people.
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    The problem on forum is you get a mixed connection, think about it. You come to the https link but pics are embedded in a thread via a unencrypted source.
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    True. I'll just get my VPN fired up again.