Secure LAN Setup

EmbassyOS has ability to securely access your Embassy over HTTPS from any browser in addition to the already secure option of communicating over Tor. This method of connecting is faster when on the same Local Area Network (LAN). This is accomplished by HTTPS using the OpenSSL protocol. Your Embassy becomes a Certificate Authority and uses its root certificate to generate a self-signed cert for you to import on your devices.

The following guides will take you through the steps to install and trust the SSL certificate generated from your Embassy.

First, determine your current version of EmbassyOS, found in Embassy > About > EmbassyOS Version.

EmbassyOS version view

How to view EmbassyOS version

Warning

For EmbassyOS versions <0.2.5, please follow the setup instructions on this blog post.

For EmbassyOS versions >=0.2.5, continue completing the setup for your device operating system:

Next, complete the setup for your desired browser. This guide currently covers:

Note

For security, Secure LAN Setup is only available over the Embassy’s Tor address. Ensure you are setup with a Tor enabled browser.