Google Cloud storage

I use Google cloud storage to host static websites / pages ( I have my own domain. Is there a way to install a certbot certificate?

I have access to Google Cloudshell, but the machine I spin-up is temporary (Debian).

I have persistent access (obviously) to the filesystem where my files reside.

Can I install a certbot certificate?


Rookie Bill

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Hi @comstock

there is no certbot certificate.

Certificates are created / signed via Letsencrypt. Certbot is one ACME-client to create Certificate keys and Certificate Signing Requests. There are other clients you may use.

Read some basics:

But first: Where runs your webserver with your domain name? Are you able to install a certificate?

If is only a file system, it’s independend from your webserver.

Please fill out the fields below so we can help you better. Note: you must provide your domain name to get help. Domain names for issued certificates are all made public in Certificate Transparency logs (e.g., so withholding your domain name here does not increase secrecy, but only makes it harder for us to provide help.

My domain is:

I ran this command:

It produced this output:

My web server is (include version):

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

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:

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

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):

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Thank you for your generous reply and your (fingers crossed) patience.

My domain is

I’m just using to inexpensively make static HTML sites and files web-accessible.

[scratching head:] If there is no webserver sitting between clients and my files, then am I missing THE key component (the webserver) needed to deliver files via httpS?

I don’t think the configuration of my temporary CloudShell VM will be useful, but just in case, see:

Again, many thanks.


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As you could see in the help ticket, you can only use http when using custom domain and cloud storage. or you can follow the instructions in that article to spin up a load balancer, add CDN with HTTPS.

Thank you


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