I use LetsEncrypt to provide an SSL certificate at
www.crispygeek.com, which runs off UbuntunServer.
Every 2-3 days, I receive the error “invalid webserver configuration”. I am able to resolve the issue temporarily by using the commandline tools to reinstall the certificate, however 2-3 days later the issue returns. This only started 2-3 weeks ago after working fine for nearly a year.
Any idea what might be causing this?
I have also tried a renewal, which resolved it for about 4 days, only for the issue to return again.
September 22, 2017, 4:55am
I am going to be as polite as i can
invalid webserver configuration - how did you narrow down that it’s an SSL problem
What do you mean you reinstall the certificate using the command line tools
It seems to me that you are just trying the first things you can think of and it seems to be working
I don’t see any root cause analysis
Have you had a look at the logs and see what is causing the errors?
Well I can check logs when I get home.
My main inkling that its related to SSL is when I reinstall the certificate, it works fot a period of time, so that to me suggests it is somewhat related.
September 22, 2017, 5:34am
that is a bad conclusion depending on how you install the certificate you may have rebooted the server which fixed the issue
Also what component is giving you the invalid web server configuration
As far as i know apache won’t start if you have bad configurations
September 22, 2017, 4:35pm
Where is this error displayed, and what software is producing it? Is it a browser-side or server-side error?
October 22, 2017, 4:37pm
This topic was automatically closed 30 days after the last reply. New replies are no longer allowed.