Certbot vs control panel "Add Certificate"

Is control panel’s “Add Certificate” the same as certbot?

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May 31, 2024

Heya, @fingers

Do you refer to the DigitalOcean control panel or your droplet is running software like cPanel or Plesk that comes with a control panel which offers the option to manage SSL Certificates from there?


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May 29, 2024

Heya @fingers,

Some product features, like load balancer SSL termination and custom Spaces CDN endpoints, require SSL certificates. You can view and manage your team’s SSL certificates from the control panel.

As such, Certbot is more or less used directly inside your Droplet rather than the Certificates in your account, they are used for other DigitalOcean Products.

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