Thursday 6th July 2017

Mastodon instance Auto renewal of the mastodon.host certificate failed.

Our autorenewal of the certificate that secures mastodon.host failed.

It had to be fixed manually.

For the details, certbot from letsencrypt created a new directory live/mastodon.host-0001 instead of updating the cert on live/mastodon.host, silently allowing the service to fail after the expiration date of the previous certificate.

Paths have been fixed and services restored.