Need to issue cert but getting an error

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My domain is:

I ran this command: --issue --webroot ~/public_html -d --force

It produced this output: Create new order error. Le_OrderFinalize not found. {"type":"urn:ietf:params:acme:error:rejectedIdentifier","status":400,"detail":"Disallowed TLD in DNS identifier []"}

My web server is (include version): apache 2.4.51

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): linux

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: namecheap

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): 94.0 (build 16)

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

@bhekiabstract Welcome to this community!

The error is objecting to the part of your domain name. I do not know why it would as it is included in the Public Suffix List.

But, the command you used is for the ZeroSSL Certificate Authority - not Lets Encrypt. That is the new default for - see here:

You will need to ask ZeroSSL or at the github for for reason for error.

OR, add --server letsencrypt to your command to issue a certificate with Lets Encrypt. If it continues to fail with that please post back here and we will help you.

Update: You might have success with Lets Encrypt. I just checked with Lets Debug and it gave no errors. I believe it would have if that domain is in some sort of US government restricted list.


Offtopic: ah, of course! That's the reason why I couldn't find the error message in the Boulder source code!


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