Posts Tagged let’s encrypt

Checking a SSL certificate’s expiry date with Python

Before I found the –keep-until-expiring option in the Let’s Encrypt command line client, I was thinking I’d have to parse the cert, extract the expiry date, then check it against the current date before returning True or False. Thankfully I found the much easier option, but I decided to post the code I wrote to […]



Let’s not Encrypt on CentOS5

TL;DR – Let’s Encrypt requires a newer version of OpenSSL than CentOS 5 has installed. Unless you want to pass around with compiling OpenSSL yourself, don’t try it.