Certbot issue with Amazon ec2 (on update)

Dimitris Moutsatsos
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1 min readApr 30, 2020

A very common issue is that every time certbot perform an update from one version to another it is stop working when it is running on amazon ec2 instances

# ./certbot-auto
Upgrading certbot-auto 0.29.1 to 1.3.0...
Replacing certbot-auto...
Creating virtual environment...
Installing Python packages...
Installation succeeded.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/opt/eff.org/certbot/venv/bin/letsencrypt", line 7, in <module>from certbot.main import main

Dimitris Moutsatsos

developer and weirdo / current: Tychetech / MAD TV / WARR