Logging in over HTTPS?

I’d imagine others here may have similar opinions, but this community is one of the few that I use that doesn’t load the sign-in page over HTTPS, and I think the only webspace that I participate in regularly that still sends login credentials in the clear.

So, is there any chance we can get some secure login action going?

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Do you use Firefox for accessing? If so use Firefox with https everywhere plugin. Sorted.

thanks for bringing this up-- it hadn’t occurred to me that it needed attention given that SSO via google/etc was available. but yes, i need to buy an SSL cert and set it up. this will unfortunately take me a bit due to a lack of spare minutes right now. but we’ll get there.

also note that this is a completely unmodified version of http://discouse.org which all around is fantastic.

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This may be of use: letsencrypt.org. I haven’t tried to leverage this service myself but it is on my todo list.

I’m not using Firefox, but even if I were, HTTPSEverywhere only works if there’s an https:// url that resolves, and a related certificate.

@tehn thanks for looking into it when you get a chance :slight_smile: I agree that Discourse is pretty great, and a big leap from the old forums

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I just set this up on the Intellijel forum with the most recent version of Discourse, it wasn’t actually very difficult. I used the instructions here:

I can’t remember if lines is hosted on Digital Ocean or not, but that’s what I’m using there…

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HTTPS lives here now

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