Using letsencrypt with a nodebalancer.

I've been looking at what's involved in enabling HTTPS on a website, and letsencrypt seems like it would be ideal for my purposes. The methods they have for installing and maintaining the certificates seem to be based on a single server whereas the website I'm maintaining has several Linodes with a NodeBalancer for performance.

It looks like the only way to install a certificate onto the NodeBalancer is to manually copy and paste it in. Is there a way to automate updating the certificate?

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You should definitely be able to use the Linode API to update a NodeBalancer's configuration: … fig.update"> … id/configs">$id/configs

Aha, thanks! That looks like it will work - I can set something up on the main server to automate it.


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