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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Web Serving
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 9, 2021

Port mod_md to IBM i Apache

mod_md is an Apache module that integrates ACME/Let's Encrypt into Apache, enabling a single line per virtual host to enable automatic Let's Encrypt renewal and registration. Such ease of use and automation would fit well with IBM i's intended niche of ease of administration. While the module is technically considered experimental, operating systems that include Apache are already shipping it as an available module, and is likely to become part of the next major Apache version.

Use Case:

Having Let's Encrypt be integrated into Apache would making adding certificates to a site trivial, be it a line to add to the config file or exposed via GUI. Instead of having to visit DCM every time they want to renew the certificate, Apache would manage this for them.

Idea priority Low