No Wildcard Certificate Support From Let’s Encrypt

networking, dev

Just starting to use Lets Encrypt in a Windows server. Going through tutorials I was wondering how I would generate a wildcard certificate since it’s free! To my surprise I discovered that they don’t support wildcard certs at all. For the time being at least. This is from their FAQ:

Will Let’s Encrypt issue wildcard certificates?

We currently have no plans to do so, but it is a possibility in the future. Hopefully wildcards aren’t necessary for the vast majority of our potential subscribers because it should be easy to get and manage certificates for all subdomains.

But looking at the heated discussion here there’s a big demand for that