Mounting the letsencrypt "live" folder for upstream server


We are using a reverse proxy for an upstream server on a separate VMs.

Both have the same DNS name.

I’d like to know how to mount the letsencrypt “live” folder on the upstream server so i can share the pem files.

The problem is that the “live” folder is a symlink to the “archive” older and in the “archive” folder the pem files are named .pem2, .pem3, etc.

Until i find a solution i will continue to manually move and rename the .pem files.


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The /live/ symbolic link will always point to the latest cert files.
You should not try to go directly to the /archive/ folder.

You could always nfs mount the /etc/letsencrypt directory on your secondary server, this would let the symbolic links work correctly as they are ‘relative’ links
EG: cert.pem -> ../../archive/

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