Notes to Self on Renewing Wildcard Certbot Certs

After struggling to renew my certs for the third time in a row, hopefully these pointers should keep me on track for the next time. Namecheap does not yet support automatic wildcard renewal for the Letsencrypt/Certbot combo. Check next year. Have your Namecheap control panel open and ready. Command to renew: certbot certonly --manual --manual-public-ip-logging-ok --preferred-challenges dns-01 -d *.domain.com -d domain.com You normally run this as root certbot will then, print a couple of lines that you need to add as a TXT record in the Namecheap DNS contral panel....

August 20, 2022 · Mario Jason Braganza