» HTTP DNS Challenge Provider

The httpreq DNS challenge provider can be used to perform DNS challenges for the acme_certificate resource by interacting with a generic HTTP endpoint.

For complete information on how to use this provider with the acme_certifiate resource, see here.

» Example

resource "acme_certificate" "certificate" {

  dns_challenge {
    provider = "httpreq"

» Usage Details

The server must provide the endpoints outlined below. With the exception of anything specified below, the client follows the default behavior outlined in Go's net/http Client documentation.

» POST /present

This endpoint is used when presenting the TXT record to create. The payload can be either in default mode, or raw mode. This is defined by the HTTPREQ_MODE argument supplied to the DNS challenge. The Content-Type sent is application/json.

» Default mode payload

  "fqdn": "_acme-challenge.domain.",
  "value": "LHDhK3oGRvkiefQnx7OOczTY5Tic_xZ6HcMOc_gmtoM"

» Raw mode payload

  "domain": "domain",
  "token": "token",
  "keyAuth": "key"

» POST /cleanup

This endpoint is used to clean up the DNS challenge records during teardown. The payload is exactly the same as outlined above.

» Argument Reference

The following arguments can be either passed as environment variables, or directly through the config block in the dns_challenge argument in the acme_certificate resource. For more details, see here.

In addition, arguments can also be stored in a local file, with the path supplied by supplying the argument with the _FILE suffix. See here for more information.

  • HTTPREQ_ENDPOINT - The base URL path to use. This can include an URI base, example: https://example.com/foobar.
  • HTTPREQ_MODE - The payload mode to use. If set to RAW, raw mode is used, otherwise the default mode is used.
  • HTTPREQ_USERNAME - The username to use for HTTP basic authentication, if any.
  • HTTPREQ_PASSWORD - The password to use for HTTP basic authentication, if any.

The following additional optional variables are available: