a2md - Man Page

Show and manipulate Apache Managed Domains

Synopsis

a2md [options] {acme | add | update | drive | list | store} [cmd options] [args]

Description

The a2md utility can be used to configure and update managed domains with the mod_md module for Apache HTTP Server. Managed Domains are virtual hosts which automatically obtain and renew TLS certificates from an ACME server.

Options

-a arg, --acme arg

The url of the ACME server directory

-d arg, --dir arg

Directory for file data

-h, --help

Print usage information

-j, --json

Produce JSON output

-p arg, --proxy arg

Use the HTTP proxy url

-q, --quiet

Produce less output

-t arg, --terms arg

You agree to the terms of services (url)

-v, --verbose

Produce more output

-V, --version

Print version

ACME server commands

a2md acme {newreg | delreg | agree | authz | validate} [opts] [args]

Play with the ACME server. For most of the commands you need to specify the url of the ACME server directory.

newreg

newreg contact-uri [contact-uri...]

Register a new account at ACME server with given contact-uri (email)

delreg

delreg account

Delete an existing ACME account

agree

agree account

Agree to ACME terms of service

authz

authz account domain

Request a new authorization for an account and domain

validate

validate account

Validate account existence

Managed domain addition

a2md add [opts] domain [domain...]

Adds a new managed domain. Must not overlap with existing domains.

Updating managed domain

a2md update name [opts] {domains | ca | account | contacts | agreement}

Update a managed domain's properties, where name belongs to managed domain which will be updated.

URL of ACME server can be also updated if -a| --acme option is present.

domains

domains dname [dname...]

Update domain where dname is domain name which will be updated.

ca

ca url [proto]

The URL where the CA offers its service.

Currently only ACME (LetsEncrypt) proto is implemented.

account

account

Account name on corresponding ACME server.

contacts

contacts email [email...]

Contact address which will be used by ACME server to inform about renewals or changed terms of service.

agreement

agreement URI

URI pointing to terms of service of ACME server.

Drive managed domains

a2md drive [md...] [options...]

Drive all or the mentioned managed domains toward completeness

Options

-c arg, --challenge arg

Which challenge type to use

-f, --force

Force driving the managed domain, even when it seems valid

-r, --reset

Reset any staging data for the managed domain

List managed domamins

a2md list

List all managed domains

Manipulating MD store

a2md store {add | remove | list | update} [opts] [args]

Manipulate the MD store
add

add dns [dns2...]

Add a new managed domain dns with all the additional domain names

remove

remove [-f | --force] name [name...]

Remove the managed domains name from the store

When -f or --force option is specified, force managed domain removal - be silent about missing domains

list

list

List all managed domains in the store

update

update name [domains dname [dname...]]

If domains cmd is specified followed by one or more domains, MD store will be updated with those domains.

URL of ACME server can be also updated if -a| --acme option is present.

Authors

Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>

Author

Lubos Uhliarik <luhliari@redhat.com>

Documentation

Info

08/28/2020 mod_md