Using "Let's Encrypt" to request and enable free SSL security for IIS website
The easiest way to to provide free Let's Encrypt SSL security for IIS website is to use letsencrypt-win-simple tool.
- Download and extract letsencrypt-win-simple to a folder on your IIS server
- Run letsencrypt.exe and follow a simple command line wizard:
- Provide email address for certificate expiration notifications
- Select which ISS website you will be securing. Make sure your website has a correct host name in IIS Site Bindings. It will be used as the SSL certificate subject name.