Installed SSL is invalid

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My domain is:

I ran this command: sudo certbot --apache

It produced this output: Congratulations! You have successfully enabled

My web server is (include version): Apache/2.4.6

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): CentOS Linux release 7.9.2009 (Core)

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Alibaba Cloud

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): no

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot): certbot 1.11.0

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Hi @tonyhuang

there are two critical errors, see your check, ~~4 hours old -

First, you have created the wrong certificate:
expires in 89 days - 1 entry

The non-www domain name is missing, so your non-www isn't secure.

Check your config with apachectl -S, add a ServerAlias, then create a new certificate with both domain names.


Domainname Http-Status redirect Sec. G 301 0.407 D 301
Html is minified: 100,00 % 0.204 A 200 Html is minified: 132,50 % 0.450 H 301 4.843 N
Certificate error: RemoteCertificateNameMismatch 301 4.607 B

Redirects to ip addresses are always wrong. You don't have a certificate with an ip address. Redirect to your domain name.

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Got it. Thanks a lot JuergenAuer! I haven't built a website since 1998 where I was using Frontpage. I'm refreshing my skills now. Your instruction is very informative and helpful!!!


Definitely time for an update :wink:
Says the guy holding their "Latest Version":

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