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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/11/2019.

An ACME Shell script:

An ACME protocol client written purely in Shell (Unix shell) language.
Full ACME protocol implementation.
Support ACME v1 and ACME v2
Support ACME v2 wildcard certs
Simple, powerful and very easy to use. You only need 3 minutes to learn it.
Bash, dash and sh compatible.
Simplest shell script for Let's Encrypt free certificate client.
Purely written in Shell with no dependencies on python or the official Let's Encrypt client.
Just one script to issue, renew and install your certificates automatically.
DOES NOT require root/sudoer access.
Docker friendly
IPv6 support
It's probably the easiest & smartest shell script to automatically issue & renew the free certificates from Let's Encrypt.

Please note that this package follows KISS principle (keep it simple stupid) and does not:
- [ ] install cygwin
- [ ] install msys/msys2
- [ ] install curl
- [ ] install openssl

To install, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install acme-sh

To upgrade, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade acme-sh


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = "$env:chocolateyPackageName"
      url                    = ''
      UnzipLocation          = "$(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
      checksum               = 'ce7d96975edd0f6d0a8e1cf0afbfdc5141c21cfddf7fd7f7a18dd40570adca7e'
      checksumType           = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Neilpang


Copyright (c) Neilpang 2015-2018


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status 2.8.1 72 Monday, April 29, 2019 approved 2.8.0 92 Tuesday, January 29, 2019 approved 2.7.9 144 Saturday, August 11, 2018 approved 2.6.8 81 Wednesday, August 15, 2018 approved 2.5.2 67 Friday, August 17, 2018 approved 2.3.0 57 Saturday, August 18, 2018 approved 2.2.9 54 Sunday, August 19, 2018 approved 2.0.2 72 Thursday, August 23, 2018 approved 1.2.3 52 Thursday, August 23, 2018 approved

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