Googles .app extension requires ssl to work yet certbot won't recognize because of no SSL

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My domain is:,,

I ran this command: certbot

It produced this output:The Certificate Authority failed to verify the temporary Apache configuration changes made by Certbot.

My web server is (include version): apache2.4

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):ubuntu22.04

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:linode

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

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot):2.3.0

Hello @pbenson, welcome to the Let's Encrypt community. :slightly_smiling_face:

The Certificate Authority is *C=US, ST=Arizona, L=Scottsdale, O=", Inc.", OU=Repository, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority - G2 for the issued Certificates for those Domain Names.


Kindly wait to see if there are more knowledgeable Let's Encrypt community volunteers willing to assist.

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Please post the entire output, preferably the entire log file.


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