Day one in the Forty Days of NFPchart series:

Yesterday I renewed the SSL certificate for NFPchart.

An SSL certificate is a code used to encrypt the secure https connection between your web browser and the NFPchart server. Having an encrypted connection is important when sharing personal information over the internet. After all, the information shared via NFPchart is quite personal.

The old SSL certificate expired yesterday at around 10 am Arizona time. I installed the new certificate at 8 am. There was no significant interruption in https service, although there may have been a few brief hiccups when I restarted the web server.