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Certbot auto renew error. Cannot bind to port 80 can install but how to get script to work?

Posted June 9, 2018 1.6k views
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Hello i installed certificate using this link

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-certbot-standalone-mode-to-retrieve-let-s-encrypt-ssl-certificates,

it has an issue binding to port 80 so i had to turn of Apache to install it and then turned it back on. with the auto renew script it gets the same error, how do i get it to work properly with out needing to turn of apache each time?

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Hello,

In order to issue your Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate, you need to make sure that your domain name is pointing to your server. This essentially means that your A record needs to match your server IP. This is how Let’s Encrypt validates your domain name.

Regards,
Bobby

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