Questions tagged [ssl-certificate-renewal]

The process of issuing a new certificate with existing public and private keys. Common reasons for this are: extending its validity, changing thumbprint hash algorithm or even changing content (common name (CN) or subject alternative name (SAN)).

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When using Let's Encrypt certbot, how do I restart a network service only once and only if the cerificate was actually renewed?

The certbot command provides two hooks that run after automated renewals, from the docs: --post-hook POST_HOOK Command to be run in a shell after attempting to ...
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Is .well-known/acme-challenge ever needed after the initial domain fingerprintng?

I understand the initial challenge-response pattern when using Let's Encrypt, but I noticed that when testing renewals, no GET requests were hitting .well-known/acme-challenge. Once the domain/account ...
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Automatic SSL certificate renewal using certbot

I am using (docked) certbot to provide my sites with SSL certificates using for example: docker container run -it --rm --name certbot -v /foo/nginx/:/etc/nginx -v /foo/letsencrypt:/etc/letsencrypt -v /...
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curl: (60) SSL certificate : unable to get local issuer certificate - ubuntu

We run the following software versions: Ubuntu 18.04.5 Apache 2.4.29 curl 7.58.0 We run an education application, and as part of this we have numerous APIs which upload files to a third party ...
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New SSL Cert now showing up for Postfix in browser (Ubuntu, Namecheap)

I'm a newbie trying to wing it after our Sys Admin left. I needed to update our wildcard certificate and copy it onto our mail server. I renewed the cert at Namecheap, downloaded it, and installed it ...
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How to automatically update an SSL certificate on Nginx as it gets renewed?

I have a website hosted on an EC2 instance with Ubuntu and nginx installed. My domain is managed through GoDaddy which is where I also issue the SSL certificate for the domain. Recently I got service ...
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Renew ssl cert but only have private key and fullchain file

Is it possible to renew certs from letsencrypt with just the private key and fullchain file? If not, can one just remove all the letsencrypt files and .well-known directory and apply for new ...
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Apache not starting with posthook after certbot renewal

I want to automate the renewal of certificate from letsencrypt. And I don't want to make changes in the configuration of my apache. So I would like to just shut it down and restart it. I have been ...
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How to bundle intermediate certs into one file

I manage an apache web server for a government site. The SSL cert will expired in a few weeks so they sent me a zip file with 3 intermediate certs and the ssl certificate (I have the private key from ...
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SSLProtocol: Illegal protocol 'TLSv1.1' in linux

I know u think this a duplicate question but hear me out first. I am not able to find the answer with a system with same conf as min so here is my server conf: Red Hat 4.1.2-44 CentOS release 5 ...
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How to fix LetsEncrypt renewal failing with error “Unable to reach credentials server”?

I have successfully acquired a certificate using Win-Acme installed on Windows Server 2012. The software is setup to renew using the Route53 plugin to automatically verify ownership via DNS. Win-acme ...
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Request a Digicert Secure Site EV SSL certificate from Azure Portal (or PowerShell) for use with Azure Application Gateway/App Services

I'm trying to generate/request a new certificate from Digicert in Azure. I've been instructed to purchase the EV SSL cert from Digicert's Business tier. They call it Secure Site EV SSL, but I don't ...
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Online Kubernetes (kubeadm) control plane certificate renewal

kubeadm creates certificates for the Kubernetes control plane that are valid for one year. They will be renewed on every Kubernetes upgrade. Since it is definitely a good idea to update a Kubernetes ...
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How to easily renew PFX certificate?

I am using IIS 10 with a variety of SSL certificates installed and bound with SNI. I now need to renew a wildcard PFX certificate, I would normally Import the new file and manually rebind each site ...
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LetsEncrypt certificate (renewing) installing error

I'm trying to renew my LetsEncrypt certificate on my Raspberry Pi running apache2, but I seem to get an error when CertBot tries to generate the certificate. Expected sha256 ...
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Duration to provision a new TLS certificate on GCP HTTPS-Load-Balancer?

What's the expected duration to provision/finish serving an updated TLS certificate (called "SSL certificate resource" in GCE) for the target HTTPS proxy (part of the GCP HTTPS-Load-Balancer)...
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How to update expired ssl certificate on server with key-pinning (hpkp)

On server with nginx web server was setup ssl section with key-pinning: add_header Public-Key-Pins 'pin-sha256="some-key"; pin-sha256="second-key"; max-age=5184000;' always; now certificate is ...
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Can certbot renew --dry-run result in a false positive?

If I run certbot renew --dry-run and make no further changes to my Nginx configuration, am I guaranteed that certbot renew will succeed 90 days later? In other words, can the result be a false ...
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How do replacement files for reissued SSL certificate must be specified in the VirtualHost configuration file?

Environment : Linux 4.4.0-77-generic , Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS with Apache 2 ( Apache/2.4.18 (Ubuntu)) Here is the situation : I had an SSL certificate for domains without www in them. Basically I ...
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Let's encrypt nginx server tls-sni-01 challenge

I have a domain, let's say domain.com This domain was registered with Go Daddy and using the Go Daddy dashboard, I point the domain to a certain IP, let's say 1.2.3.4 This IP, 1.2.3.4, belongs to a ...
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Error renewing SSL certificate with certbot

root@nl6g:~# sudo certbot --nginx -d cienciadelgaza.com -d www.cienciadelgaza.com Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log Cert is due for renewal, auto-renewing... Renewing an ...
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Can I use Certbot to add a Lets Encrypt certificate as a stop gap between yearly renewals?

I had a SSL certificate expire over the weekend, the client had missed the renewal email, and obviously they were not happy their site was displaying SSL warnings. As I've been using Lets Encrypt on ...
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Does order of lines matter in Nginx?

I have a server file like this server { listen 80; server_name subdomain.example.com; return 301 https://$server_name$request_uri; location /.well-known/acme-challenge { root /var/www/...
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ssl-cert-check is not getting the correct expiry dates for Lets Encrypt certificates

I'm using ssl-cert-check to track a list of my domains certificates. In my crontab I set it to run quietly and email me expiring domains, but the command that I'm using to debug is: ssl-cert-check -...
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Browser still seeing/using old NGINX SSL cert

I just got a new SSL cert a domain which was previously covered by a wildcard SSL cert. Its been over a week since its been installed and about 99% of my users aren't having an issue. There are now ...
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Installing SSL certificate on windows server 2008 without removing the old one

I am a newbie in field of SSL certificates. My SSL certificate is expiring and i have received a new certificate from my CA. Currently the option which i have tried out is replacing the old with the ...
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Who's right about when to renew Let's Encrypt certificates?

I received the following, sans unsubscribe link: Hello, Your certificate (or certificates) for the names listed below will expire in 1 days (on 14 Aug 16 23:07 +0000). Please make sure to ...