How to renew a certificate?

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My domain is:

I ran this command: The certificate by Let's Encrypt is installed for a year or so, but it has expired and I don't know how to renew it...!

It produced this output:

My web server is (include version): IIS 10

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Windows Server 2019

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Google Cloud

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don't know): 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): No

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

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there is a certificate, created today.

Please use that certificate 60 - 85 days, then renew it. Renewing it today is a waste of resources.

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Hi JuergenAuer,

Someone else must have renewed it while I was joining this forum :slight_smile:
Anyway , could you point me to a link containing instructions to automate the next renewals ?

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Hi, as you mentioned windows and that your certificates have stopped renewing I think you may be using an old version of win-acme ( previously called Let's Encrypt Win-Simple

The easiest thing maybe to upgrade your win-acme version and choose the Import option to upgrade win-acme

There are also other tools you can use on windows such as (the UI I develop) Certify The Web ( and command-line/powershell tools like Posh-ACME (GitHub - rmbolger/Posh-ACME: ACME protocol client for obtaining certificates using Let's Encrypt (or other ACME compliant CA)) but if you have good experience with win-acme then you should probably keep using that.

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Hi webprofusion,
Your guess about the old version of win-acme probably explained the symptom.
Thank you very much!!!


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