Ssl won't renew

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My domain is:mp3downloader.com

I ran this command:sudo certbot --apache -d mp3downloader.com

It produced this output:

Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log
Starting new HTTPS connection (1): acme-v01.api.letsencrypt.org
Cert is due for renewal, auto-renewing…
Renewing an existing certificate
Performing the following challenges:
Client with the currently selected authenticator does not support any combination of challenges that will satisfy the CA.
Client with the currently selected authenticator does not support any combination of challenges that will satisfy the CA.

My web server is (include version):ubuntu
VERSION=“16.04.3 LTS (Xenial Xerus)”

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

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:digitalocean

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know):yes but can’t login as root only sudo user, ppk keys accepted but not used in years

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

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

That is probably a very old version of Certbot.

The problem can be resolved by upgrading with the installation instructions on https://certbot.eff.org/lets-encrypt/ubuntuxenial-apache .

Without upgrading, you can potentially solve your issue with:

--preferred-challenges http

Please read IMPORTANT: What you need to know about TLS-SNI validation issues for information regarding that error message.

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Thanks for replying _az.

I tried to implement the new certbot. Unfortunately I still get the same error:

Which names would you like to activate HTTPS for?

1: directflight.com
2: www.directflight.com
3: mp3downloader.com
4: www.mp3downloader.com

Select the appropriate numbers separated by commas and/or spaces, or leave input
blank to select all options shown (Enter ‘c’ to cancel): 3 4
Cert is due for renewal, auto-renewing…
Renewing an existing certificate
Performing the following challenges:
Client with the currently selected authenticator does not support any combination of challenges that will satisfy the CA.
#########################################

I wonder is there any other solution? I think I need root access and I don’t have that. I am logging in as a sudo user. It should have root privileges but it doesn’t.

Best regards,

Alan

I’m leaning to destroying this droplet and moving the domain. I have another droplet. Thanks again for your help.

Best,

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Hi @LinkOrchard

you have a lot of older certificates ( https://check-your-website.server-daten.de/?q=mp3downloader.com#ct-logs ).

First from 2016-09-22 11:38:00, last from 2019-02-26 22:04:12, 24 complete, the last certificate is installed and expired.

Looks like you have used tls-sni-01 validation and a too old certbot. Tls-sni-01 validation isn’t longer supported.

So first step: Update your certbot.

Thanks so much @JuergenAuer and @_az.

Juergen you’re quite right I was still not running certbot.

The issue was certbot would not install because there was so many mp3s on the site there was no room.

I deleted them all and went through the procedure. SSL now working!

Thanks again.

AlanDodd.com

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