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Questions tagged [letsencrypt]

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit. Let’s Encrypt is a service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). This tag should be used for questions regarding setting up, using and configuring Let's Encrypt on Ubuntu systems.

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certbot (Lets encrypt) install to Nginx compiled from source

Im compile Nginx from source with 3rd party modules. Remove old Nginx and make install new compiled. All fine, but when you remove old Nginx, certbot script automaticaly will be removed. After Nginx ...
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openssl verify verifies OK when run as root but errors out when run as normal user

Openssl verify verifies when I run it as root , the command I'm running is openssl verify -CAfile chain.pem cert.pem the error I'm getting as a normal user cert.pem: C = US, O = Let's Encrypt, ...
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Question on systemd-timer'ed certbot credentials in 18.04

So I see that installing certbot in 18.04 sets up a systemd timer to run certbot renew twice a day. How do I figure out what user it runs under and possibly change it? What I need to ensure is that it ...
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Ubuntu .htaccess not working

I config ubuntu server with these command. sudo a2enmod rewrite sudo a2ensite 000-default.conf I edit 000-default.conf like this. <Directory /var/www/html> Options FollowSymLinks ...
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Failed to upgrade certbot on Ubuntu Bionic

I have installed previously Certbot on Ubuntu, but I believe the package wasn't yet available for this distribution yet, so I believe I installed it from a pre-built package (maybe, I'm really not ...
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certbot version updgrade not implemented

I want to update certbot to cope with following topic: How to stop using TLS-SNI-01 with Certbot Before updgrade: certbot --version returns: certbot 0.26.1 As instructed in How to stop using TLS-...
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CertBot Installation: Could not connect to ppa.launchpad.net:80 (91.189.95.83)

I'm trying to install CertBot to issue a let's encrypt certificate for a domain but on my Ubuntu Server 16.04 I get errors when I run sudo apt install python-certbot-apache I get the following ...
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Crontab vs Certbot renew

I don't get it. I am not getting the crontab for letsencrypt to work. Every 3 months another try and I need to do it again "by hand". I have the crontab: 45 20 * * * /usr/bin/certbot renew >> /...
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Lets Encrypt not automatically renewing certificates

I'm trying to track down why my Lets Encrypt setup isn't automatically renewing certificates. This has been a 4x a year problem for at least the last year and I'm finally trying to find out what is ...
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Where should I put the Apache headers?

I have an 18.04 Ubuntu server with a Drupal 8 site that is certified by Let's Encrypt. # sudo certbot --apache -d mydomaine.com -d www.mydomaine.com --rsa-key-size 4096 # sudo nano /etc/apache2/...
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Setting up LetsEncrypt renewal on Ubuntu

I've got a LetsEncrypt Certificate working on Ubuntu Server in a LXD setup with a jumpbox. The renewal isn't working, the verification files are not accessible Attempting to renew cert (example.com)...
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Ubnt 16.04 - NGINX - LetsEncrypt - 502 Bad Gateway for first time users of website

I set up a web server for two Wordpress websites. Installed NGINX, PHP, Mariadb, certbot for SSL, etc. The problem I´m facing is that if I visited the website earlier than Certbot´s config, I can ...
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How can I enable encrypted HTTPS for Nginx web server using Let's Encrypt?

As the question asks, for Ubuntu 18.04 how can I effectively enable encrypted HTTPS on the Nginx web server? Specifically, i need to use Let's Encrypt to install free TLS/SSL certificates to enable ...
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owncloud url after letsencrypt not reachebale

I am running an owncloud (10.0.8) installation on Ubuntu 16.04 (latest patchlevel). The owncloud-server is reachable under default port 443 https://mydomain.com/owncloud. Till today with a selfsigned ...
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Adding a certificate to Ubuntu

I am having with an App that is not serving the intermediate certificate to the clients. As a workaround I wanted to add the intermediate certificate (Let's Encrypt X3) to the ca-certificates and ...
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Issues with running Apache Certbot due to port already used for httpd.bin

My goal is to get SSL running on my server to run over HTTPS. I'm trying to run the command sudo certbot --apache to generate a certificate for my server as part of these steps https://certbot.eff.org/...
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migrate server correctly with letsencrypt

I am trying to migrate a server (from old ip to a new ip) and link to a domain name. I tried to copy the entire letsencypt folder from old server to new server along with permission. I got a warning ...
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How do up upgrade LetsEncrypt certbot to version 0.22 which supports wildcard certificates?

To get a wildcard SSL certificate from LetsEncrypt you need to run certbot version 0.22 or later according to https://community.letsencrypt.org/t/acme-v2-production-environment-wildcards/55578 I've ...
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How to know which version of Certbot is installed?

I use a Ubuntu 16.04 with Nginx and Certbot. I tried to execute, for example: certbot -v certbot -V certbot --version man certbot none gave any relevant output. How could I know the version ...
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Unable to install certbot on Ubuntu 16 [duplicate]

According to these instructions for Ubuntu 16, I'm doing this: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:certbot/certbot sudo apt-get update ...
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Can I reuse cert for :443 on :10000

I have used letsencrypt/certbot to setup SSL for my site on ubuntu 16.04. I've installed webmin and it correctly complains that it is not secure. What should I do to get a cert working on webmin port ...
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How do I install and set up Apache 2

How can I install Apache2, php, mysql and set it up with virtual hosts and preferably Let's Encrypt SSL certificate, and then proceed to install Wordpress on it?
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Cannot create certificate with letsencrypt, or stop the conflicting service

I'm trying to create a certificate for use with Gitlab. When running letsencrypt certonly -d gitlab.myurl.com. I get part-way through the process and it says: The program nginx (process ID xxxxx) is ...
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Problem installing certificates with letsencrypt

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 Server. I have several virtual host configured. I installed letsencrypt with sudo apt-get install letsencrypt and installed a few certificates for specific domains with the ...
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Disabling LetsEncrypt on Apache [duplicate]

I installed Wordpress on my site via this tutorial. One of the prerequisites is to secure Apache with Let's Encrypt and there is a tutorial that I followed for that here Unfortunately I am finding ...
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cronjob is failing — how to tell it to always run as root?

I use LetsEncrypt on my server to renew HTTPS certificates. If I manually log in to my server and execute $ sudo /opt/certbot-auto renew --nginx --quiet --no-self-upgrade then my certificates ...
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Avoiding user interaction with tzdata when installing certbot in a docker container

I want to install certbot in a docker environment with an Ubuntu 16.04 image: For example: docker run -it ubuntu:16.04 /bin/bash When I'm inside the container, the most straightforward way to ...
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Trying to install letsencrypt on ubuntu 12.04 using certbot-auto program, but getting 404 errors when it does apt-get update

I'm trying to install letsencrypt on my ubuntu 12.04, but i'm getting these 404 errors that i'm not too sure how to resolve them. I don't understand why this happens all the time for me. I install ...
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Let's Encrypt, Apache2 - Editing vhosts properly

What is the proper way to edit /etc/apache2/sites-enabled when there is example.com.conf and example.com-le-ssl.conf? Should I edit both the files when changing something? Or only one and then ...
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OpenVPN left a SSL certificate… How to remove it?

Well a while ago I tried OpenVPN to use my server as VPN. Then I wanted to get letsencrypt then everything failed then I removed OpenVPN then the stupid certificate is still there I have tried ...
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How to let file point to another file? [duplicate]

After running ls -l, the terminal shows lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 40 Jan 7 04:05 cert.pem -> ../../archive/mywebsite.com-0001/cert1.pem Based on my understanding, cert.pem is pointing to ../../...
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Problem Ubuntu putting out characters in both UTF-8 and ISO-8859-1

I use PuTTY to connect to my Xubuntu system. When I set the translation to UTF-8 the fancy output from systemd looks fine but a ncurses application show up oddly. When I set the translation in PuTTY ...
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How to set a multilevel folder encryption?

How to encrpyt folders multiple time with the number of encryption equal to the depth of the folder? In other words,if a folder is at depth 3 (contains in 2 other folder from the root) it should be ...
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urn:acme:error:unauthorized :: The client lacks sufficient authorization error. Let's Encrypt + Nginx + Phusion Passenger

I have a MeteorJS app running on my Digital Ocean server (using nginx). I have followed this tutorial to install Let's Encrypt certificate on my domain, but it failed on this command: sudo ...
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Letsencrypt: Expected </VirtualHost> but saw </VirtualHost></IfModule>

When trying to install new letsencrypt certificates on my raspberry-pi apache 2.4 webserver using sudo certbot --apache I get the following error: Error while running apache2ctl configtest. Action '...
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How to make midori accept letsencrypt.org certificates?

I have a dokuwiki instance served by apache2 on port 446 for HTTP and HTTPS access. Both HTTP and HTTPS access work fine with firefox. On midori HTTPS fails due to An unexpected TLS packet was ...