In this doc page for OSX, the installation steps are:
- $ brew install certbot
- $ brew install -PLUGIN_NAME
(1) worked fine
For (2) I have tried the following:
$ brew install route53
$ brew install -route53
$ brew install dns-route53
$ brew install -dns-route53
$ brew install certbot-dns-route53
$ brew install -certbot-dns-route53
The response I'm getting is "No available formula with the name xxxxxxx"
How can I install this plugin on OSX please?
Hi @welljim, and welcome to the LE community forum
macOS can be a bit tricky...
Have you tried?:
Install certbot-dns-route53 on macOS with MacPorts
I haven't. I've been reading online that mixing Brew with MacPorts is not recommended and that it's better to stick to one of the two package managers to avoid dependency nightmares
Hm, I'm not sure why it says that. Homebrew does not support any of the plugins in their formula/api/repo.
Here's an open ticket about the plugins on Certbot. There was an old workaround, and there is a new workaround. Depending on what version of homebrew/formula you have, one should work:
I just found that second ticket and will rephrase @_az's advice presented in it:
You should not use homebrew, and instead install certbot (and all plugins) from pip.
$ brew uninstall certbot and then followed the instructions here to install via pip. All good now.
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