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Meli is built on top of Caddy. Hence, it natively supports automatic SSL certificate issuance and renewal. By default, it uses LetsEncrypt, but Meli can obtain SSL certificates from a certification authority (CA) using the ACME protocol.

Test with Let'sEncrypt staging environment#

Let's Ecnrypt production rate limits leave small room for error. Hence, we recommend using their staging environment to start off. All you need to do is to set:


Using a custom ACME server#

If you want to use a custom another CA:

# The URL to the ACME directory, here is an example
# Optionaly, if using a private ACME server, you should specify:
MELI_ACME_CA_PATH=<path to the CA certificate in the Caddy container>