After you have created a DigitalOcean account and have setup your payment method. This will give a brief overview of some important items you should look at.
To monetize your YouTube channel you will need to have an AdSense account setup through YouTube. This is very easy and straightforward if you don't already have one. However, it can be somewhat tricky if you do have an existing AdSense account that you want to use, either activated through YouTube using another account or just through AdSense.
Once you have added the SSL certificate to your website(s), if not then head over to read IIS 6: Add a Certificate to a Website to see how.
If you have a wildcard certificate, enabling HTTPS on port
If you have not already done so, add your website certificate by importing it into Windows Server 2003 by read the following post: Windows Server 2003: Import a Certificate into MMC.
To add your certificate
If you have not added the Certificate Snap-in to Microsoft Management Console (MMC) then visit the post Windows Server 2003: Adding the Certificate Snap-in.
To import a certificate provided by your domain
To add the Certificate Snap-in to Microsoft Management Console (MMC) in Windows Server 2003 follow the steps below:
- Click on Start -> Run… and enter mmc
- Click on File -> Add/Remove Snap-in…
- Click on Add…
- In the list select Certificates and then click on Add
- Select Computer account then click Next
- Make sure Local computer is selected and then click Finish
- Click on OK
There you have it, the Certificate Snap-in will be shown. Once you are done using
To create a .pfx file for use in Windows IIS to enable https or for other uses then you need the following files:
- a private key file
- an intermediate certificate from the certificate provider (.crt or .cert) e.g. GoDaddy’s intermediate certificate: gd_bundle-g1-g1.crt
- a certificate also from the certificate provider (.crt or .cert) e.g. c4dcc9f3a0d782d5.crt
You will need to start either Windows Command Prompt (cmd) as an Administrator or terminal
This post combines several different sources of information on installing Let’s Encrypt on Debian/Ubuntu and configuring SSL on nginx and will show how to install Let’s Encrypt on Ubuntu