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Let's Encrypt - Free Certificates

See why customers enjoy using Pleasant Password Server with a KeePass client

Let's Encrypt is a popular Certificate Authority that provides free certificates from a trustworthy source.

Note: Pleasant Solutions has provided this information as a convenience to you, but does does not officially recommend Third-Party provider solutions. Pleasant Solutions has not audited and does not control or manage these products and cannot confirm the quality or safety of using these listed.

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About Let's Encrypt

To use their service, a third-party certification utility must be installed on the server to periodically run validation checks. Adding this is dependent on your risk tolerance.

For some organizations this will be a simple, cheaper, more automated way to manage certificates, which then requires little maintenance.

For some high-security organizations, there may be some concern using a 3rd-party utility on a production machine.

With Password Server, a number of these utilities may be possible, including this example *:

Note: Pleasant Solutions has provided this information as a convenience to you, but does does not officially recommend Third-Party provider solutions. Pleasant Solutions has not audited and does not control or manage these products and cannot confirm the quality or safety of using these listed.

Tips for Installing Let's Encrypt Certificates

  • Use the installed Pleasant Service Config utility to import the new certificate.
    • This just changes a registry key, and uploads the cert to your Certificate Store in the appropriate location.
    • Then restart the service/website.
  • If you are using a reserved port such as 80 or 443, see the Port Configuration wiki link

  • Be sure that your certificate accepts the Private Key Export parameter