Unable to add dns-route53 plug in on Windows

My domain is: devservers.scalegrid.io

I ran this command:
certbot certonly --dns-route53 -d devservers.scalegrid.io -v

It produced this output:
Saving debug log to C:\Certbot\log\letsencrypt.log
The requested dns-route53 plugin does not appear to be installed
Ask for help or search for solutions at https://community.letsencrypt.org. See the logfile C:\Certbot\log\letsencrypt.log or re-run Certbot with -v for more details.

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
Windows Server 2012

The version of my client is certbot 1.19.0

I have tried to installed the plugin by the following command
$ pip install certbot-dns-route53

But the result was the same. Any idea on how to install the plugin in Windows?

You can't. From the certbot site:

DNS plugins will be available soon.

Unfortunately. No idea how soon though, probably later than sooner.


There are a number of native Windows clients that can deal with Route53 DNS challenges.

If you like PowerShell, I'd recommend Posh-ACME, but as the author I'm biased. Certify the Web is a popular GUI client that does a lot more of the setup work for you.


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