In the last few weeks I have wanted to devote a bit of personal time to look more into SSL Certificates.
With LetsEncrypt it is no longer don’t have the money excuse.
The reference implementation for LetsEncrypt on MS Windows Platform is the groundbreaking work done by ebekker.
eBekker has in Eugene Bekker
IT is an Interesting Business. Everyone goes by first initial and their last name.
So who is Eugene Bekker, let us just bring up is profile on the fighting Identity Crime web site.
letsEncrypt On Windows
Here are the Client Options for availing LetsEncrypt on Windows.
To install ACMESharp, I know I need to read the documentation.
And, some of that information is available as a wiki file here.
From everything I am reading I will be better off with PowerShell Gallery.
And, the easiest path to PowerShell Gallery is to b running PowerShell Version 5.
What version of Powershell do we currently have in place…
Launched OS Command shell and entered “powershell –$PSVersionTable” and got back the image pasted below.
PSVersion is 2.0.
Download PowerShell v5 from here.
PowerShell is bundled as Windows Management Framework 5.0.
There are two offerings for Windows 7; and those are:
We have a 64-bit OS and so we sip the -x85 package and choose the […….]–x64.msu
Do you want to install KB3134760?
Installing….Stage – Begining
Installing….Stage – Progressing
Rebooted computer and got some sleep.
Wish I could say beauty sleep, but not so lucky.
From OS Shell command line issued “powershell –$PSVersionTable” and got back the image pasted below.
PSVersion is 5.0.10586.1167
CLRVersion is 4.0.30319.4200
It is a long road to the Heights!
In the word of one Jim Croce…
And give me the number if you can find it
So I can call just to tell ’em I’m fine and to show
I’ve overcome the blow, I’ve learned to take it well
I think about a love that I thought would save me
Though Jim Croce recorded Operator in 72, I know just like he did then.
The love for SSL will not save me.
…. There is no one there that I really I want to talk to.
It is just another software to pile on my machine.
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