Certbot has left the beta with the release of 1.0 version. The release of 1.0 version marks an important milestone for the project that is done over the past few years by EFF and hundreds of open-source contributors from around the world. Certbot was first released in 2015. It helps the automation process of configuring and maintaining HTTPS encryption for site administrators by obtaining and deploying certificates from Let’s Encrypt.
Support for Windows
Certbot is a part of EFF’s (Electronic Frontier Foundation) “encrypt the web” project to make the internet safer. After its launch, features such as beta support for Windows, automatic Nginx configuration, and support for DNS providers for domain validation. During the beta period, Certbot has helped over 2 million users maintain HTTPS access to over 20 million websites.