Requesting an ACME certificate using certbot¶
You can easily request and enroll a certificate using certbot and your ACME server.
For a list of basic certbot commands for use when working with users, registrations, and certificates see Basic ACME certbot commands.
The following example shows:
The certbot command for requesting a certificate with two domains (chicago-cubs.venafi.example and cubs.venafi.example) from the ACME server to an Apache server.
That webroot is a feature of certbot that automates the HTTP domain validation (putting the ACME challenge on the web server so that Venafi Cloud can check it).
That certbot also supports a manual mode in which the user must copy and paste the ACME challenge to a file and put it on his or her web server manually.
certbot certonly --webroot \
--cert-name cubs \
--domains chicago-cubs.venafi.example,cubs.venafi.example \
When the certificate request is successful, you will receive a note that includes details about the new certificate.