Install Certbot in Ubuntu 20.4 @2021

January 8, 2021

Run the following.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install certbot
sudo apt-get install python3-certbot-nginx

If you get stuck in apt update any how then just run

sudo apt-add-repository -r ppa:certbot/certbot
sudo apt update
sudo apt-get update


Enable ssl

If you have pointed the domain to ec2 IP then enable the ssl by:

certbot --expand --nginx --no-redirect --non-interactive --agree-tos --register-unsafely-without-email -d

(Subdomain is also allowed)

For subdomain add record like this below:

  • Record type: A
  • Name: (for main domain leave @ as it is default)
  • Value: Your ec2 public IP