Setup Odoo with Nginx and Letsencrypt certificates

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Deployment Security
V 15.0
+/- 17 minutes
Written by Yenthe Van Ginneken

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1. Introduction

Running a web application behind Nginx and running it on SSL for security reasons has become very important. If you don't run your web application on a secured connection you will even be sanctioned by Google, resulting in your web application dropping in the search results. Since Chrome 68 you will even get not secure warnings. Since running secure web applications and running them smooth and fast has become so important this tutorial is here to help you.

In this tutorial you will learn how to install Nginx, how to configure Nginx and how to add your own free SSL certificate to your website thanks to Letsencrypt. Letsencrypt is the worlds leading free certificate issues and allows you to generate SSL certificates in seconds. In this tutorial I host my server at DigitalOcean, my website at a Dutch hosting provider (Antagonist and the SSL certificate will be generated with Letsencrypt.

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