Question

Problem in getting SSL Certificate through Let's Encrypt

  • Posted February 13, 2020
  • Apache

Hi I was trying to get SSL certificate for my domain on PhpMyAdmin Droplet by following the steps mentioned at “https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-apache-with-let-s-encrypt-on-ubuntu-18-04”. My server is Ok. I have DNS A entry for my domain.com and CNAME entry for my www.domain.com

As I went to execute sudo certbot --apache -d your_domain -d www.your_domain It asked me to enter email address and after that it gave me the following error.

An unexpected error occurred:
The client lacks sufficient authorization :: Account creation on ACMEv1 is disabled. Please upgrade your ACME client to a version that supports ACMEv2 / RFC 8555. See https://community.letsencrypt.org/t/end-of-life-plan-for-acmev1/88430 for details.

I tried with root and non root admin user with sudo but still the same. Any help is appreciated Best

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Thank you very much bobbyilive I will look into the link too. I also just discovered that you need to run
sudo apt update sudo apt install --only-upgrade certbot before you run sudo certbot --apache -d your_domain -d www.your_domain and it works Thank you very much for your support

Hello,

I believe that Let’s Encrypt ACMEv1 protocol is no longer supported and you should upgrade to an ACMEv2.

You can take a look at the answer here on how to do that:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/let-s-encrypt-acmev1-protocol-you-should-upgrade-to-an-acmev2

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby