How can i get FREE SSL certificate for my domain

Am using Godaddy VPS

My domain is:

My web server is (VPS):

The operating system my web server runs on is (CentOS 6 + cPanel ):

My hosting provider , is: Godaddy

I can login to a root shell on my machine (YES):

I’m using a control panel and WHM to manage my site

If you are able to access your command line, I’d follow the directions at for your operating system/web server configuration. You might also take a look at the Getting Started guide. If you run into and specific issues, feel free to open a topic for those.

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Hi @ewsindikwi,

./path/to/certbot-auto doesn’t mean the text “/path/to/certbot-auto”, but rather the particular location on your system where you downloaded the certbot-auto script.

However, it sounds like your user doesn’t have sudo access. Is this VPS just yours and not shared with other people? Are you supposed to be the administrator of the VPS?

Thanks for feedback actual the file certbot-auto is on my web root so i run sudo ./certbot-auto certonly .

the problem is my VPS has several CPANEL with different domains ,so i want to get SSL to one of my domain. the user of this domain is not root user but i have full access to VPS and even root account .

Yes @schoen am admin and owner of this VPS .

Could you perhaps create the certificate using cPanel’s AutoSSL, since you’re already using cPanel to administer the sites? Certbot doesn’t integrate directly with cPanel very well in most cases.

Will cPanel’s AutoSSL make url HTTPS ? with green lock ?

Yes, that’s what it’s meant for.

Certbot is mainly designed for people who have a VPS or dedicated server that they don’t administer using a control panel (although it can certainly be used for other purposes).

Thanks @schoen i have already run that

There is this information on Certificate Status

AutoSSL Domain Validated
Expires on June 5, 2018. The certificate will renew via AutoSSL.
So how will .
Is that ok ?
But where this method is linked to Let’s Encrypt ?

It isn't. AutoSSL uses Comodo by default.

If you want to make AutoSSL use Let's Encrypt, you can use their official AutoSSL provider for it: cPanel & WHM Developer Portal

Your site already has a certificate (from Comodo) installed on it, except your website is doing a redirect from HTTPS back to HTTP when you visit it.

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You make my day greater @_az it now working ,
Waoo!!! we should support .

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