I am working on the Azure platform and using 2 ubuntu VMs that sit behind the Azure load balancer. I serve multiple websites from these 2 VMs and thus need to automate SSL certificate generation. How could I do this? Right now, I have to undertake a very tedious task, where I first remove one machine from the load balancer and install on another. Similarly, I do for another VMs. What is the way forward? How could I take this ahead?
Welcome to the Let's Encrypt Community, Suhail
Perhaps this may help?
Thank you. Is there an API that could be used? Currently, I have embedded shell commands in my code to automate.
If you use http validation, you can use a redirect port 80 -> port 80 / 443 other domain.
Result: Create one subdomain
acme-challenge.one-of-your-domains.com without using a loadbalancer (or something fixed in your system, so always the same VM is used).
Then add redirects
http://yourdomain.com/.well-known/acme-challenge/random-filename -> http://acme-challenge.one-of-your-domains.com/.well-known/acme-challenge/random-filename.
Last: Run your ACME client with the webroot of
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