SSL can't be activated


My domain is:

I ran this command: Tried to activate SSL on our Squarespace site

It produced this output: ‘Error creating new authz :: Policy forbids issuing for name", “status”: 400 }}’ is showing for your domain and SSL cannot be generated.

My web server is (include version): ?

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

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Squarespace

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know): No

I’m using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel): No


It’s probably because of “IRS” (

You can send an e-mail to to ask for the removal of that limitation for your domain.


Ok. But looks like a courier company.

In Germany, there is a “Leibniz-Institut für Raumbezogene Sozialforschung”, which uses IRS as shortcut.


However, since let’s encrypt is based in U.S (although it’s irrelevant)… And scammers usually use something looks like IRS (maybe other tld or subdomain)… Hence IRS would be a ‘policy forbid’ names…

Thank you


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