How enable https for openwrt gui

I first upgraded linksys ea3500 with old openwrt firmware. I was unable to access gui. So I ssh into the router and applied these two commands:
opkg update
opkg install luci

Then I was able to access the gui and upgraded to 18.06.0.

I forgot to appy opkg install luci-ssl command initially to enable ssl. How should I do this? Do I need ssl certificate? Can I use self signed certificate, if yes how to create one?

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Install the package, the self-signed SSL certificate will be automatically generated on the next uhttpd restart (vulgo, reboot).

Can you list all the steps please?

Only step:

opkg update
opkg install luci-ssl

Then reboot
(or issue "/etc/init.d/uhttpd restart" for manually restarting the web server component. It will take a minute to generate the SSL certificate, but after that the router has https)


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