500 server error while creating lets_encrypt certificate from DOCTL or Dashboard


I want to create certificate from GitLab CI through doctl but I keep having this error:

Error: POST 500 (request "f32ffe16-3163-49b4-b6e2-a2691db085c7") Server Error.

I tried through the Dashboard also but I get a notification saying “Server error” when trying to do so too. Is there a problem on DO side or is my request malformed?

I didn’t provide any details because I thought you can retrieve the information through the request ID above but if that’s not the case please tell me and I’ll provide what is needed.

Thank you.

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Bobby Iliev
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March 13, 2022


As far as I can see on the status page, there has been a network maintenance during the same time that you were seeing the 500 error:

This should now be all done, can you confirm if you are still seeing the problem?