I am thinking about getting a domain name and ssl for my DietPi which is running Nextcloud. But I have some questions. From the softwares page on dietpi.com I can see about Certbot :
And so my natural first question is why NoIP is recommended ? Why not GoDaddy or any other domain registrar ? Then what is exactly the "NoIP Premium features" ???"Requirements:
- A working Apache2 or Lighttpd webserver
- A URL/domain (eg: mysite.com). NoIp is recommended for a URL/domain that points to your device. Free NoIp accounts do not work with Letsencrypt, you must own a domain name and use NoIp Premium features
- Ports 80 and 443 (TCP) must be forwarded to your device, from your router."
From the noip.com webpage I can find that regarding the term "premium" : https://www.noip.com/ssl-certificates where there is one called "Geotrust Premium" (sounds like bling bling it's premium !!) priced at 130$. Is that what the previously mentioned "...and use NoIp Premium features" is ??
Also from the NoIp website again I found "managed DNS Plus" which specify it supports SSL upgrades. Does it means if I want to go to ssl solution then I have to have this "Managed Plus" thing in addition to geotrust premium in addition to the domain name registration ?
Sorry it may be dumb questions but if I have already had a simple personal domain name in the past I never went into this type of details and it's the first time I use noip. So I am globally unsure of what I am looking to. Would greatly appreciate your point of view and help on that
I am assuming once I have the domain name with what it needs to support ssl it's just a matter of running "certbot" from Dietpi-software, typing the url and validating we want to use ssl on it. Right ? And then I am assuming I have nothing else "complicated" to do to make Nextcloud use the "https" right ?? yeah... I know... I assume a lot.