Install Certbot on Amazon Linux – A smart way to enable LetsEncrypt

With Certbot, securing websites using SSL certificates is no more a daunting task.

Certbot comes as a free, open-source software tool and enabling Let’s Encrypt certificates for websites completes with few clicks. To automate SSL creation, we need to install Certbot on Amazon Linux EC2 instances.

However, the problems with Certbot due to outdated Virtualenv version or faulty files are something that we fix regularly as part of our Server Management Services.

In this write-up, we’ll see how our Support Engineers install Certbot and fix related errors in AWS.