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I try use  wildcard SSL for my WordPress MU

so i this instruction -->  sudo site fgbmfm.org -ssl-on -wildcard

but show the error messenger -->

Please, be sure that fgbmfm.org and www.fgbmfm.org are both currently pointing

Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log

Plugins selected: Authenticator manual, Installer None

Please choose an account


1: localhost@2018-12-26T12:06:43Z (1779)

2: localhost@2018-07-09T10:50:17Z (1b89)


Select the appropriate number [1-2] then [enter] (press 'c' to cancel): 2

Starting new HTTPS connection (1): acme-v01.api.letsencrypt.org

Obtaining a new certificate

The currently selected ACME CA endpoint does not support issuing wildcard certi.

[ERROR] Unable to create the new certificate!

please help

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Hi iantsai,

This error means that your Let's Encrypt configuration is still pointing to an old API server, it can be caused by:

  • You currently have an old cert issued for this domain. Check this file: /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/domain.com.conf and look for the "server" value, you should have API v2 server to support the wildcard feature, https://acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org/directory. You can also check the /etc/letsencrypt/cli.ini file to see if you have configured a server as default.
  • You have an old certbot version installed in your server. You should update and upgrade your server.

Please, tell me if it works for you.


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Hi it work! thank you~
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