Not Invoking renewal hook

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My domain

I ran this command:37 0 * * * "/root/"/ --cron --home "/root/" > /dev/null

It produced this output:

My web server is (include version):apache2 (httpd)

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Linux Centos 7

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: AWS EC2

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don't know):Yes

I'm using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel):
The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot): v2

I can successfully receive a renewal certificate. However, I am unable to execute:
Le_RenewHook='__ACME_BASE64__START_L3Jvb3QvLmFjaG1lLnNoL215cmV2dGVsLmNvbS9jb3B5Y2VydHMuc2g=_ACME_BASE64__END' in my /

The above BASE64 translates to : /root/

The script from the LE_RenewHook is never executed when a renewal certificate is issued.


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Hi @Anointed


Same question.

Hello @Anointed,

I'm afraid it doesn't ;), it translates to:


Seems you mistyped the dir: instead of

You can edit your conf file and change this:


to this:




Eyes of a super-hero hawk! :heart:
[can see directly through Base64 encoding!]


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