Good Day Pare, For Today's tutorial, I'm going to help you on how to fix the problem with your Let's Encrypt Certbot when renewing your SSL Certificates.
So what is Let's Encrypt?
It's a free digital certificate that enable you to secure your websites using HTTPS (SSL/TLS) for FREE. YES, that's free. You can read more about their frequently ask questions and policy on how to use it in your website. Feel free to visit their website at Let's Encrypt - Free SSL/TLS Certificates
While you're doing some update for your website to be able to use the FREE SSL from let's encrypt you might notice this kind of problem when renewing your free SSL.
So you're wondering what might be the problem?
There are things you might need to check, first your cerbot version should be using the latest version.
By running this command
Now, if you're using ubuntu you might need to check your python3-acme. You need to make sure it was installed and in the latest version.
To install it, use this command below
You might see the output something like this
After installing and upgrading, you may try to renew again your certbot. You might try to use the --dry-run argument command to simulate the process before starting the renewal.
The output should be like this.
I hope we solve already your problem with regards to Let's Encrypt Certbot - Request Message was Malformed in your server. Let me know if you encounter a different problem and we will try to solve it together.
Thanks pare. 👊 👊 👊
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