Create Let's Encrypt SSL Certificates with lego, DNS Challenge, and Google Cloud DNS

Published November 8, 2016 • Updated January 10, 2019

Since it was released to the world, Let’s Encrypt has been a boon for anyone wanting to secure their website or web application with TLS. A lot of work has been, and continues to be, done to provide HTTPS for free to the masses.

Because Let’s Encrypt is an open certificate authority and provides an API to create, renew, and revoke SSL certificates, anyone can create tools to make a historically cumbersome and difficult process more efficient and easier.

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