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SSL Getting a "B" grade in ssllabs testing

Discussion in 'Domains, DNS, Email & SSL Certificates' started by radbrad, Aug 19, 2020.

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  1. radbrad

    radbrad Member

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    Hi eva,
    My website uses letsencrypt ssl and cloudflare ssl set. I checked my url in ssllabs.com and found the grade "B" in all its tests. Can you tell what is the reason for a lower grade? How can i improve it to "A"

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  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    should list the reason on ssllabs results page, usually related to TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1 support still being enabled for TLS protocols. If you have Cloudflare, just set in SSL/TLS tab minimum TLS version to TLSv1.2 to disable TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1. Note, if you have older visitors using older browser/devices which only support TLSv1.1 and lower, they will no longer be able to visitor your server. Modern web browsers have/are deprecating TLSv1.1 and lower anyway but if you have older users/devices, remember they will be affected.
     
  3. radbrad

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    In that case, I will leave it as it is. There may be some users using older devices.