I followed this DO guide to configure LetsEncrypt for my server: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-nginx-with-let-s-encrypt-on-ubuntu-14-04
The guide worked great, however the auto-renew cron job does not seem to fire on my server. I keep having to go in and manually run the update command to get my certs renewed.
I followed the guide carefully and placed the following in my crontab ( sudo crontab -e )
30 2 * * 1 /opt/letsencrypt/letsencrypt-auto renew >> /var/log/le-renew.log 35 2 * * 1 /etc/init.d/nginx reload
here is a dump from the
le-renew.log file… I’m not a backend guy so I may have missed something but I did not notice anything fishy. https://gist.github.com/tconroy/81187d31badd09cc0e2b468997cf1549
wonder if there’s any extra configuration I need to do to get auto-renew working?
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