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Created Apr 20, 2018
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NGINX config for SSL with Let's Encrypt certs
# Advanced config for NGINX
server_tokens off;
add_header X-XSS-Protection "1; mode=block";
add_header X-Content-Type-Options nosniff;
# Redirect all HTTP traffic to HTTPS
server {
listen 80;
return 301 https://$host$request_uri;
# SSL configuration
server {
listen 443 ssl default deferred;
ssl_certificate /etc/letsencrypt/live/;
ssl_certificate_key /etc/letsencrypt/live/;
# Improve HTTPS performance with session resumption
ssl_session_cache shared:SSL:10m;
ssl_session_timeout 5m;
# Enable server-side protection against BEAST attacks
ssl_prefer_server_ciphers on;
# Disable SSLv3
ssl_protocols TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2;
# Diffie-Hellman parameter for DHE ciphersuites
# $ sudo openssl dhparam -out /etc/ssl/certs/dhparam.pem 4096
ssl_dhparam /etc/ssl/certs/dhparam.pem;
# Enable HSTS (
add_header Strict-Transport-Security "max-age=63072000; includeSubdomains";
# Enable OCSP stapling (
ssl_stapling on;
ssl_stapling_verify on;
ssl_trusted_certificate /etc/letsencrypt/live/;
resolver valid=300s;
resolver_timeout 5s;
# Required for LE certificate enrollment using certbot
location '/.well-known/acme-challenge' {
default_type "text/plain";
root /var/www/html;
location / {
root /var/www/html;
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