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  • Question

    connect() failed (111: Connection refused) while connecting to upstream

    Hi all, Followed this (https://lengstorf.com/code/deploy-nodejs-ssl-digitalocean/) tutorial to get Let's Encrypt working on my Nest.js/Node server. Everything works - running sudo nginx -t returns: nginx: the configu...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, You can only have 1 service listening on 1 port. So as you have Nginx listening on port 80 at the moment, you can not have your Node on the same port. Also as you currently have your Nginx set to work as a reve...
    3 By hbendixlewis Nginx API Let's Encrypt DigitalOcean Ubuntu 18.04
  • Question

    28: No space left on device error

    I was trying to renew my SSL certificate on my droplet by following this guide: https://certbot.eff.org/lets-encrypt/ubuntubionic-nginx But for some reason I kept getting 28: No space left on device when I run apt-get...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, I would recommend starting with the following: First check how much space you have available and which partition is filling up with the following command: df -h The output would look something like this: Fil...
    1 By jenyeji DigitalOcean Let's Encrypt Linux Basics Configuration Management
  • Question

    Wordpress does not serve images through https

    Hi there, I have a problem with my WP 1-Click Installation. I followed this tutorial on how to secure Apache with Let's Encrypt on Ubuntu (https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-apache-with-let...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @cemu You can use a plugin to do a search and replace in the database and update all the http references for the domain name and update them to be with https instead. You can make sure that the WP_HOME`` andSI...
    2 By cemu OpenLiteSpeed WordPress 1-Click Apache Ubuntu 18.04 Let's Encrypt
  • Question

    NGINX - Redirect to HTTPS

    I have been following the NGINX SSL with Let's Encrypt tutorial and appear to have successfully configured SSL for my server, but it doesn't appear to default to that. When I access my website with www.mysite.com it d...
    Accepted Answer: @connordphillips Here's a new config for http to https redirect: ``` This server block will redirect http:// to https://www.mysite.com server { listen 80; listen [::]:80; servername mysite.com www.mysite....
    3 By connordphillips Nginx Let's Encrypt Ubuntu 16.04
  • Question

    Let's Encrypt ACME TLS-SNI-01 end of life

    I received this email today and wanted to know what I should do, server wise. Hello, Action is required to prevent your Let's Encrypt certificate renewals from breaking. Your Let’s Encrypt client used ACME TLS-SNI-01 ...
    Accepted Answer: I believe you do not have to do anything if you are using "python-certbot-apache" package to automatically renew the certificates. Do the following in order to see if it uses "tls-sni-01" or "http-01" to renew your ce...
    5 By nilssonvik Let's Encrypt Ubuntu
  • Question

    Lets Encrypt SSL no renewals were attempted

    I'm trying to renewal my SSL certificate on my sit, when I run: certbot renew I get "No renewals were attempted" and when I run certbot certificates, I get "no certs found". I can see files in the /etc/letsencrypt for...
    Accepted Answer: Hi all, As this turned out to be a long discussion, I will summarize it so that it is easier for anyone else who comes across this to find the solution: The problem affected the Ghose droplets created from the Digital...
    7 By graemeb401f102bf96424ef668 Ubuntu 18.04 Let's Encrypt
  • Question

    Let's Encrypt renew test

    Let's encrypt failed to test renew --dry-run, because Let's encrypt try to access mydomain.com/.well_known/ which is doesn't exist. My setup : Ubuntu 08.04 - Nginx - Let's Encrypt nginx configuration ``` server { ...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @dhidyawdiyan, The .well-known folder should automatically be created. If certbot can't create the folder than most probably, you are not using the proper permissions or ownership on your folders. I'll recommend s...
    1 By dhidyawdiyan Let's Encrypt Ubuntu 18.04 Nginx
  • Question

    Let's Encrypt Not Working in Sub Directory(NGINX and Ubuntu 16.04.6)

    Hi, I have a droplet using OS Ubuntu 16.04.6 with nginx server. I have hosted multiple domain in this server. For each domain I have created separate server block.I have installed Certbot to get Let's Encrypt CA for m...
    Accepted Answer: Hi there @shamiromy, It does not look like a server configuration problem, it sounds like that you might have mixed content on the page which could be causing the not secure message in your browser. Mixed content bas...
    1 By shamiromy Nginx Ubuntu 16.04 Initial Server Setup Let's Encrypt
  • Question

    Certbot verification fails

    Certbot returns the error: Unable to find a virtual host listening on port 80 which is currently needed for Certbot to prove to the CA that you control your domain. Please add a virtual host for port 80. This is aft...
    Accepted Answer: As far as I know, Certbot supports virtual hosts only, so it won't be able to proceed if you don't have any configured. Try adding a basic virtual host like so and see if that helps: apache <VirtualHost *:80> Serv...
    2 By johns2ses Apache LAMP Stack Let's Encrypt CentOS
  • Question

    How Set-Up Automatic Update of Let's Encrypt Certificate

    Hi everyone, Today one of my website get those email from Let`s Encrypt: ``` Hello, Your certificate (or certificates) for the names listed below will expire in 10 days (on 18 Jul 19 17:40 +0000). Please make sure t...
    Accepted Answer: Hi, You can run this code on your putty to get Automatic Update of Let's Encrypt Certificate. sudo certbot renew --dry-run Reference: Please refer this https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-...
    1 By JeremyKen Apache Automated Setups DigitalOcean Initial Server Setup Let's Encrypt WordPress Ubuntu 18.04
  • Question

    Apache, non-WWW to WWW (HTTPS/Secure) and Let's Encrypt

    Okay, so I've been able to install a Let's Encrypt cert on my site, and I want all variations of my domain name to go to https://www. I've been able to redirect the insecure http versions (both www and non-www) to the...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, I have a good news for you! The fix is realy easy, all you need to do is to move the RewriteRule just out of the <Directory></Directory> block. So it would look something like this: ``` <IfModule mod_ssl.c> <...
    1 By Quin452 Apache Configuration Management Let's Encrypt Ubuntu 18.04
  • Question

    Adding Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate from Security tab did not work

    I added a Let's Encrypt SSL through the security tab but from what I can tell, the server doesn't seem like it's open to communication on port 443. I did: sudo apache2ctl -S this was the response: AH00558: apache2: Co...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, @garfield1979 Could you please let me know if you've followed our tutorial for installing LE SSL - https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-apache-with-let-s-encrypt-on-ubuntu-18-04 What'...
    3 By garfield1979 Let's Encrypt
  • Question

    Installed LetsEncrypt and redirects to https work but web pages are no longer reachable

    I installed Let's Encrypt per the following tutorial: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-secure-apache-with-let-s-encrypt-on-ubuntu-16-04 Works to require a redirect to https but I can no longer r...
    Accepted Answer: @redsteamsoftware The Let's Encrypt install shouldn't mess with the listeners, but if the configuration was a bit off to begin with, then the wizard sometimes does strange things. Run this command to list which confi...
    7 By redsteamsoftware Let's Encrypt Apache
  • Question

    Website inaccessible after installing Let's encrypt certificate

    Hello, I set up a droplet and configured nginx to serve a small static website. Everything was working fine until I installed a certificate using the Certbot script. This is the nginx configuration file for the websit...
    Accepted Answer: Hello @qarlo, The syntax of your configuration file looks fine. What I could suggest here is: First check if nginx is running: systemctl status nginx If Nginx is not running you could try starting it: systemctl sta...
    1 By qarlo Let's Encrypt Nginx
  • Question

    Best way to upgrade/migrate a droplet while minimizing outage?

    I have a droplet running a LAMP stack that is getting a bit out of date (running Ubuntu 16.04). I want to move the whole thing to more recent versions of everything (Ubuntu 18.04, and application software). I don't ex...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @gimpforum, Your decision seems to be the best one. It's what I would do in such a situation. Now let's get onto your questions. PTR PTR is pretty important when sending out messages. It confirms your server as a l...
    1 By gimpforum DigitalOcean Let's Encrypt LAMP Stack
  • Question

    SSL Labs shows my site is secure, but when I open shows not-secure... Help??

    My UniFi site is unifi.cdsolutions.net and SSL labs show site is secure but when i visit it shows NOT SECURE - What else do i need to check??
    Accepted Answer: Ok Thank you!!- There is a port number that is added to the end of the unifi.cdsolutions.net:XXXX ---- Is there anything I should be doing with that as far as SSL or with my DNS settings?? Im really the only one that ...
    4 By cdsolutions Let's Encrypt
  • Question

    How to setup ssl (HTTPS) on 1-click install Gitea droplet?

    I have a 1-click install droplet with Gitea, but it only works over HTTP how can I set it up to work over HTTPS?
    Accepted Answer: I have figured out how to set it up (but I think it only works with domain names though...) And don't use the 1-click droplet, instead create a standard ubuntu 18.04 droplet : Initial updates & installs apt-get updat...
    3 By Dvard DigitalOcean Git Networking Let's Encrypt Ubuntu 18.04
  • Question

    Disable automatic certificates renew from DigitalOcean Load Balancer

    Hello, A few months ago I was testing DigitalOcean's load balancers and activated Let'sEncrypt certificates for some domains. Subsequently I cancelled this service, but the certificates are still renewed automatically...
    Accepted Answer: Hey! You cannot delete SSL certificates that are still in use in Load Balancer. Firstly, you have to edit or remove the forwarding rule so that it no longer uses the certificate. You can then delete the certificate u...
    1 By arzuaga DigitalOcean Load Balancing Let's Encrypt
  • Question

    ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS

    I'm trying to configure the https protocol on my website, but i have that error in browser: ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS This is my /etc/nginx/sites-available/default file: ``` server { listen [::]:80; return 301 ...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, I had a similar issue and I've needed to add proxysetheader X-Forwarded-Proto https to my nginx conf in order to sort it. Try adding the following line in your nginx conf. Also you can always check the syntax o...
    2 By M7six Let's Encrypt Nginx
  • Question

    Domain B (http) is redirected to domain A (Https)

    Hello I had a domain (domain A) running with let's encrypt and correctly redirected from http to https, today I set up a new virtual host with another domain (domain B) with let's encrypt too, but when I enter domain ...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, I had to fix a similar issue yesterday. The problem was that the Vhost for domainB.com for port 80 was missing. However in your case the config indeed looks correct. As long as you have a Vhost for domainB.com...
    2 By palma2039 Let's Encrypt Ubuntu 18.04