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Meteor Design Patterns

By : Marcelo Reyna
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Meteor Design Patterns

By: Marcelo Reyna

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Setting up an SSL certificate

SSL, or Secure Sockets Layer, is a technology that creates an encrypted connection between clients and the server. This is necessary if we want to ensure that the data transferred to our server is encrypted; this includes data such as credit card information.

Setting up SSL can be painful because it requires some command-line knowledge. We like to buy our SSL certificates from because they are cheap and they get the job done.

The cheapest SSL certificate that you can get is PositiveSSL; you can find the offering at this endpoint:

After buying the certificate, you will need to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR). Let's do this. You will be first redirected to your Purchase Summary. Click on Manage:

Now click Activate Now and leave the window open:

Next, open up a terminal at your project directory, and create a /.csr directory by running:

mkdir .csr
cd .csr...