How to get the SSL Certificate using Shell Access


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My domain is:

I ran this command: yes

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: justhost

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): yes


You can start by starting at the Let’s Encrypt website, notably the Getting Started documentation section.

You could have found the Get Started section directly on the homepage of Let’s Encrypt:

If there’s anything not properly working or you’re running into some issue, please make an addendum to the questionnaire presented to you and explain precisely what isn’t working for you.


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