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This category is for discussion about configuring servers to work with Let's Encrypt certificates, either manually or using Certbot.

Feature Requests

This category is for discussion of feature requests for either the Let's Encrypt client or the Let's Encrypt service.

Client dev

This category is for discussing development of all Let’s Encrypt clients, including Certbot.


This category is for questions about the Internet Security Research Group, the parent organization of Let's Encrypt. Examples include how to donate money to ISRG, how it's set up organizationally, or how to interact with it for other purposes besides obtaining certificates.

Site Feedback

Discussion about this site, its organization, how it works, and how we can improve it.

Issuance Policy

This category is for discussion about policy decisions related to the issuance and renewal of certificates.

Issuance Tech

This category is for technical questions about how issuance & renewal work.


This category is for documentation about various aspects of Let's Encrypt's software and services. More documentation can also be found at


This category contains posts from Let's Encrypt regarding incidents.


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API Announcements

Low-volume announcement list for API changes. Watch this category if you maintain an ACME client for use with Let’s Encrypt, or administer a hosting provider that offers Let’s Encrypt integration.