Error trying to renew certs


Hi there people! Thank you for your time and patience to help me.

I received a mail from the Let’s Encrypt bot (I assume it was automatically sent to everyone). I have 7 days to renew my certs before they expire.

But I got this error instead, which I don’t understand why:

2016-02-25 21:18:04,823:WARNING:letsencrypt.cli:Attempting to renew cert from /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/ produced an unexpected error: Missing command line flag or config entry for this setting:
NOTE: The IP of this machine will be publicly logged as having requested this certificate. If you're running letsencrypt in manual mode on a machine that is not your server, please ensure you're okay with that.

Are you OK with your IP being logged?

(You can set this with the --manual-public-ip-logging-ok flag). Skipping.

I try to renew using ./letsencrypt-auto renew and letsencrypt renew.

I generated my certs from local and then copied them to the server, if it might help.

I have ArchLinux installed with the repo cloned and the letsencrypt package. At my server I use Nginx (Ubuntu Server).

Could anyone help me?

Thank you very much!


Hi, did you originally use manual mode when you got the certificate in the first place? I don’t think letsencrypt renew (at least) was designed to work with manual mode.