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Using a self signed certificate with Cloudflare's Full SSL on nginx

10 October 2014

Overview

Cloudflare recently launched the biggest deployment of SSL in the history of the internet, and better yet they made it free. For users, it’s as simple as flicking a switch, but there a few steps you should take to make it more secure.

Cloudflare offers two levels of SSL on their free package:

Whilst Flexible SSL is great for most cases, ideally you should be using Full SSL. This post will walk you through on how to set that up.

Instructions

Part 1

Part 2

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