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PYTHONPATH="/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/:/usr/lib/oracle-cloud-agent/" certbot certonly --manual --preferred-challenges=dns --email --server https://acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org/directory --agree-tos -d *******

It produced this output:
Plugins selected: Authenticator manual, Installer None
From cffi callback <function _verify_callback at 0x7fdb77b6a848>:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/OpenSSL/SSL.py”, line 309, in wrapper
AttributeError: ‘module’ object has no attribute ‘X509_up_ref’
An unexpected error occurred:
ConnectionError: HTTPSConnectionPool(host=‘acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org’, port=443): Max retries exceeded with url: /directory (Caused by SSLError(SSLError(“bad handshake: Error([(‘SSL routines’, ‘ssl3_get_server_certificate’, ‘certificate verify failed’)],)”,),))

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

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

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getent ahosts acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org
curl -vI https://acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org
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getent output : STREAM acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org DGRAM RAW
curl commands works fine .
Connected to acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org ( port 443 (#0) and
HTTP/1.1 200 OK

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Oops, it appears that I missed the important part of the error:

AttributeError: ‘module’ object has no attribute ‘X509_up_ref’

What operating system (RHEL?) and version are you using, and where did you install Certbot from?

Looking around, this seems to be because the wrong version of pyOpenSSL or cryptography is being used.



I am using Oracle Linux 7.6, I have installed certbot.noarch (0.35.1-1.el7) package from ol7_developer_EPEL

The most recent version packaged in Oracle 7 EPEL is 1.3.0. Probably worth upgrading, might solve your problems as a side-effect.

Otherwise I’d try force a reinstall of pyOpenSSL and python2-cryptography. I was able to get 0.35.1-1 from that repo working with:


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