What token should I create for let's encrypt?

My student is creating a Let’s Encrypt certificate according to this guide:

He needs a token. But I do not know what permissions exactly should I give to the token?

When I go to “Create A New Personal Access Token” I see many options in the “Custom Scopes” menu, but none of them mentions DNS or encryption.

Also, I do not see how to create an API token for a specific droplet?

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Bobby Iliev
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May 28, 2024

Hi there,

If you are using the new scoped API tokens, you would need the domain scope:

The domain scope gives you access to manage domain DNS records.

An alternative option is to use the full access API tokens.

Let me know if you have any questions!

- Bobby

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