LetsEncrypt integration
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

LetsEncrypt integration

L1 Bithead



While I know most would use an issued SSL certificate it would be great if PANOS supported LetsEncrypt for requesting SSL certificates for things like the management interface and GlobalProtect.


I hope you're still around.  We all still want to be able to support Let's Encrypt natively.  Currently I'm using a Linux box with a script to accomplish this.  


L2 Linker

Would still love this functionality.

"Here I am, Send me"

I get the point around certbot but PA could implement their own code that supports the ACME protocol for issuing certs.


Digicert now supports this directly to their API and others are adding it, I don't see that requiring a off-box solution is really needed. While I can see that it works and is a solution having the product take care of it's own security would be helpful especially to smaller deployments.

Forgive me if I'm missing something, but wouldn't supporting ACME protocol natively on the firewall require that the firewall management IP be accessible from the internet with a port open to validate the cert request? This seems like it would increase the attack surface. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

Wouldn't this be the same as the Global protect interfaces - Portal and gateway.


Just a function to can apply to some interface ?


Why does it have to be the management interface ?


Like what you see?

Show your appreciation!

Click Like if a post is helpful to you or if you just want to show your support.

Click Accept as Solution to acknowledge that the answer to your question has been provided.

The button appears next to the replies on topics you’ve started. The member who gave the solution and all future visitors to this topic will appreciate it!

These simple actions take just seconds of your time, but go a long way in showing appreciation for community members and the LIVEcommunity as a whole!

The LIVEcommunity thanks you for your participation!