How to Install Let’s Encrypt Plugin on cPanel | Fleet SSL Setup

Install the plugin:

Instructions for: CentOS, RHEL, AlmaLinux and other EL derivatives:

wget https://cpanel.fleetssl.com/static/letsencrypt.repo -O /etc/yum.repos.d/letsencrypt.repo ;
yum -y install letsencrypt-cpanel

Instructions for: Ubuntu 20.04:

wget -qO - https://cpanel.fleetssl.com/downloads/packaging.key | sudo apt-key add - ;
echo 'deb https://r.cpanel.fleetssl.com/ubuntu focal main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/fleetssl.list ;
apt-get update && apt-get -y install letsencrypt-cpanel ;

Post-Installation

If there are no problems, you should be able to run a successful self-test immediately afterwards:

le-cp self-test
[SELF-TEST] Can read config ............ SUCCESS.
[SELF-TEST] Can connect to daemon and check licence ............ SUCCESS.
[SELF-TEST] Can connect to Lets Encrypt ............ SUCCESS.
[SELF-TEST] Can talk to WHM API ............ SUCCESS.
[SELF-TEST] Can talk to plugin RPC ............ SUCCESS.

Testing the installation

Now that the installation is complete, you should be able to login to any cPanel server on that server, and see the “Let’s Encrypt™ SSL” icon on the home screen.

You should be able to immediately issue certificates, provided that the domain actually points to the server.

Watch the video for better understanding: