With the rise of a microservices culture through virtualization and RESTful APIs, the need for SSL certificates has increased dramatically. One can get by with creating self-signed certificates and putting up with the warning message below for personal services.
However, anything that is meant to be used by the public really needs a trusted security certificate. It turns out that you can get free SSL certificates from Startssl and we will show you how to get started and setup with Nginx.
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