I had some trouble renewing a certificate on a web server today with a particularly “wonky” configuration if you will.  The standard certbot methods I would normally use just would not work for me so I had to dig a little deeper into the more “advanced” certbot setups.  This brought me to the certbot documentation where I read that the certbot-auto script might be able to help me out, so I gave it a shot and it worked!  I started by downloading the script and changing the permissions as instructed:

I threw it in a home directory, but that is really dealers choice.  Once I had that complete I simply ran the following command and was off to the races: