Certbot 0.39.0 Release

Certbot 0.39.0 has just been released. The changelog for the release is:

0.39.0 - 2019-10-01


  • Support for Python 3.8 was added to Certbot and all of its components.
  • Support for CentOS 8 was added to certbot-auto.


  • Don’t send OCSP requests for expired certificates
  • Return to using platform.linux_distribution instead of distro.linux_distribution in OS fingerprinting for Python < 3.8
  • Updated the Nginx plugin’s TLS configuration to keep support for some versions of IE11.


  • Fixed OS detection in the Apache plugin on RHEL 6.

More details about these changes can be found on our GitHub repo.


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