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How to renew certbot ssl certificates?


May 18, 2016
Certbot is an easy linux tool to install any free lets-encrypt certificate for your website, or renew them.

use this below command

certbot renew

Once you do this, certbot will automatically renews your expired domain SSL or domains which are going to expire in a very short period of time.

What if CERTBOT renewal fails?

There are few reason which may cause certbot get failed during certificate renewals.​
  1. Your server disk might be full.
  2. You are using proxy dns like cloudflare or any service to hide your real server/domain ip address.
If your CERTBOT gets failed with this error "OSError: [Errno 28] No space left on device", this means there is no empty space available in server to install the new renewal certificate.

Use this command to check your disk space usage.

This command will show you the full usage of disk and available free space in your server.

find / -size +10M -ls

Then, use this above command to search/find all large file which have size more than 10MB. Probably check your var/log files and remove them from your server to enough free space.

If you encounter any other issues, please comment bellow, i will look it free for you.
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