Help - Sysadmin login login lost due to death

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My domain
and others
I know we are using your service but I don't know for which domains other than this one? I just got an expiry notice but don't have our sysadmin login as sadly he died Sept 9.

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):

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

Sorry for your loss.

Here is the ICANN Lookup (i.e Who Is) on the above Domain Name.
I suggest contacting as they are listed as the DNS Name Servers.

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We have several domains using Letsencrypt. However we don't know which of our several domains have Letsencrypt certificates, nor how to acquire or renew them as unfortunately, our sysadmin didn't provide us with his credentials for



Sorry for your loss :frowning:

There are no credentials required for Let's Encrypt.
You only need to login to the server.


How does one know if a domain/server has a Letsencrypt certificate? Sorry for the dumb questions our wonderful sysadmin took care of all of the server, and domain support.



The simplest place to look is:


@DaveT also SSL Server Test (Powered by Qualys SSL Labs) is a good place to check for information on your Domain Certificates.

Here is results SSL Server Test: (Powered by Qualys SSL Labs)

Also DNS CAA DNS Certification Authority Authorization - Wikipedia can limit which Certificate Authorities can issue certificates for a given Domain.


Thanks Bruce and rg305 !!


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