How to check if ssl is installed correctly

To check ssl is installed correctly, run in command line

openssl s_client -debug -connect yourwebsite.comhistory:443


If you are getting any errors, ssl installation is wrong.

Normally you would get the crt from the intermediate CA. convert it to pem

openssl x509 -inform DER -outform PEM -in server.crt -out server.crt.pem

remember to nginx -t before restarting.

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