Host only support imported Cert?

Hi!
First time for me. Trying to figure it out.
At my hosting provider a Let’s Encrypt certificate can only be used by manually uploading it. In their form I am asked to add the Private Key, Certificate and Intermediate Certificate.

How can I get this Key etc for the form? What do I upload and to where?

Do I use Certbot and can I install it on a win10 pc?

My domain is: www.lindsdal.nu

My web server is (include version): Apache?

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

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: www.ilait.com

I’m using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel): No
Regards,
/ Peter

Hi @Peter-B

your setup is bad. Letsencrypt certificates are only 90 days valid, so you have to do that every 60 - 85 days.

But it should be possible.

There is a Windows Certbot version.

Use --manual and --preferred-challenge http, then you have to create a file on your webserver.

Use certonly, so a certificate is only created, not installed.

Then you should be able to find the two files you need.

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Thanks for your reply!
I know it’s a bad setup. My provider will get automatic renewal of Let’s Encrypt this year they say.

Can’t find where to download. Unfortunately, I can’t even figure out where to start. I feel very stupid so I think there is something obvious I miss.
I visit https://certbot.eff.org/ and think I should fill in Apache and Ubuntu 18.04, but what do I do then. Expected an installation file to download.
Regards,
/ Peter

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Ah, I see, it’s not listed. It’s beta. See 2019-11-05.

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Thanks Juergen!
I have managed to write certbot --help in cmd.exe and seen that it works. What do I write then? Can you guide me? Do I need to create an ACME account maybe?
Regards,
/ Peter

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An account is created if you order your first certificate.

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How do I order a certificate?

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You have all you need: certbot --help

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Not that easy for me. I have to guess then. Should I begin every command with the word certbot? Like certbot certonly?
/ Peter

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Do you think the command certbot certonly -d www.DOMAINse, -d DOMAIN.se is correct or maybe certbot certonly --apache -d www.DOMAINse, -d DOMAIN.se, or certbot certonly --standalone -d www.DOMAINse, -d DOMAIN.se?

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