Thread: Why no https???
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Old 11th August 2022
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Originally Posted by J65nko View Post
But it is through a dirty hack. I put a HTTPS proxy/relay in front of the original site
Doesn't sound like such a dirty hack to me; it's how I run most services (usually with hitch). This way you just have one process dealing with https, and everything else can remain using plain HTTP. "Do one thing and do it well" and all of that.

With something like Caddy running as a proxy you can get Let's Encrypt certificates for free, too.
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