Wildcard SSL not able to configure

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My domain is:wavetechs.com

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

It produced this output:Client with the currently selected authenticator does not support any combination of challenges that will satisfy the CA. You may need to use an authenticator plugin that can do challenges over DNS.

My web server is (include version):apache

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):ubuntu 16

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: wavetechs

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

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

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

You cannot use --apache with a wildcard. You need to use dns-01 validation.

If you don't actually need a wildcard, it gets a lot easier. You can have up to 100 names per certificate.


ok so i have a server that uses 2 subdomains
sudo certbot --apache -d core1-mia.wavetechs.com -d portal.wavetechs.com

can we do this ?

is it possible to have you help me with this situation one on one ?

Yes, you should be able to run that command right now, if your server responds on port 80 for those subdomains.

Do not mess with DNS validation unless you actually have to.


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I don't know. It depends on what's inside each of those files. The right answer can even be "all of them" -- check which file controls which subdomain.

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how can you have more than 100 names per cert? we have 2 Subdomains with 1 IP

You can have up to 100 names per certificate.

Two is more than fine.


With LE, You can't.
But entries can be wildcards... So, you could cover more than 100 names with a single cert (entry).

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