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Let's Encrypt

A free, automated, and open Certificate Authority (CA)
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What is Let's Encrypt?

It is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
Let's Encrypt is a tool in the Certificate Authority category of a tech stack.

Who uses Let's Encrypt?

Companies
490 companies reportedly use Let's Encrypt in their tech stacks, including Tokopedia, deleokorea, and FISPAN.

Developers
1016 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Let's Encrypt.

Let's Encrypt Integrations

MongoDB, Shopify, axios, Traefik, and IBM Containers are some of the popular tools that integrate with Let's Encrypt. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Let's Encrypt.
Pros of Let's Encrypt
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Open Source SSL
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Simple setup
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Free
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Microservices
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Easy ssl certificates
Decisions about Let's Encrypt

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Let's Encrypt in their tech stack.

Joshua Dean Küpper
CEO at Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) · | 1 upvote · 4.4K views

The first certs we got issued were EV SSL certificates from Comodo, but we later decided that we do not want to support the whole CA-thing anymore as they constantly get abused and take tremendous amounts of cash in exchange, so we work with Let's Encrypt since 2016.

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Let's Encrypt Alternatives & Comparisons

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Let's Encrypt's Followers
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