When Let's Encrypt fails..

Discussion in 'General' started by Franco R., Jul 19, 2021 at 11:33 AM.

  1. Franco R.

    Franco R. New Member HowtoForge Supporter

    With pre-existing SSL rules, forcing the web going to SSL
    especially when migrating (such as Apache Directives, htaccess etc)
    Let's Encrypt will fail
    Not being able to run SSL right, the procedure will not be activated
    makes sense!?

    Hope this can be useful for someone ;)

    Greetings to all
  2. Taleman

    Taleman Well-Known Member HowtoForge Supporter

  3. Franco R.

    Franco R. New Member HowtoForge Supporter

    means it works with a site clean of any SSL configuration
    for e.g. not with migrated sites didn't use Let's Encrypt before
  4. ahrasis

    ahrasis Well-Known Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Nope. It works that way as well, provided, the LE certs are transferred properly too and the LE client remains the same on both servers.
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  5. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Migrated sites are working fine as well, did that many times using the Migration Tool, you just can't change to a different Let's encrypt client. So if the old server uses certbot, then the new system must use certbot as well. That's mentioned in the migration tutorial too.
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  6. Franco R.

    Franco R. New Member HowtoForge Supporter

    in my last case:
    • old ISP version
    • old certificate purchased
    • apache directives to force use SSL
    • migrated with the Tool to the new ISPConfig + acme version
    you understand.. I had to clean up something first
    I was talking about truly desperate cases like mine :)

    Absolutely NOT critical about ISPConfig, using for years, the GREAT Migration Tool started using now or Let's Encrypt..

    Thanks to all, thank you so much for your time
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