Let's Encrypt ACMEv2 Update - Apache - Ubuntu 17.10

Posted May 24, 2020 1.9k views
Let's Encrypt

Hello guys,

I am trying to update certbot 0.17.0 since i have received Let’s Encrypt e-mail.

Followed another posts here but no sucess at all.

certbot: error: unrecognized arguments: update_account

Please advise.


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I use the method in this url ,and success maybe we could have the work done by

by Hazel Virdó
by Kathleen Juell
In this tutorial, we will show you how to use Let's Encrypt to obtain a free SSL certificate and use it with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04. We will also show you how to automatically renew your SSL certificate. If you're running a different web server, simply follow your web server's documentation to learn how to use the certificate with your setup.
  • This droplet uses Apache, not Nginx :(
    Anyway i have tried:

    root@ha:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:certbot/certbot
     This is the PPA for packages prepared by Debian Let's Encrypt Team and backported for Ubuntu.
    Note: Packages are only provided for currently supported Ubuntu releases.
     More info:
    Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl-c to cancel adding it.
    gpg: keybox '/tmp/tmpwqwgfpje/pubring.gpg' created
    gpg: /tmp/tmpwqwgfpje/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
    gpg: key 8C47BE8E75BCA694: public key "Launchpad PPA for certbot" imported
    gpg: Total number processed: 1
    gpg:               imported: 1
    root@ha:~# sudo apt install python-certbot-nginx
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    Package python-certbot-nginx is not available, but is referred to by another package.
    This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
    is only available from another source
    E: Package 'python-certbot-nginx' has no installation candidate

Had to upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04. Now it works.