Can I use letsencrypt on an IP address if I don't have a domain name?


#1

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My domain is: an ip address

I ran this command:

It produced this output:

My operating system is (include version): ubuntu-server 16.04

My web server is (include version):

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: home cable modem

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): no

I realize that my IP is likely to change from time to time, but I could just issue another certificate at that time? It’s just a small server located in my house so I can share files over the web with my parents and friends.


#2

Nope, Let’s Encrypt doesn’t issue certificates for IP addresses, only domain names.

But there are many free domain name services around there :slight_smile:


#3

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