Add Certbot to Ubuntu Server

Published: 2024-01-29 | Updated: 2024-05-16

A pretty simple post, this one. Your server is all but ready to go.

Now all you need is a certificate so you can serve up secure content and avoid all those This site may be trying to unfriendly things warnings browsers will show if you don’t have TLS enabled.

The first thing to do: Install certbot. A simple one-liner does the job

sudo apt install certbot python3-certbot-apache

When it’s done you are ready to install your certificates