Python script to add dns challange for domain hoster inwx based on

inwx first config 3 years ago
.gitignore eck record type 2 years ago
.gitmodules first config 3 years ago add hint 6 months ago add sleep time 3 years ago dont sleep after cleanup 3 years ago add author info 3 years ago do not update record by default 6 months ago

script collection for certbot dns authentification for domains hosted by

This script collection is in alpha state and only useable on linux systems. Tested with debian 10 and ubuntu 20.04.



pip3 install inwx-domrobot

Look at the (inwx git repository)[] for more details.


A file conf.cfg with inwx settings must e exist in the repository root folder like:

url =
username = [USERNAME]
password = [PASSWORD]
shared_secret = your_shared_secret

example usage

command line

certbot certonly --manual --server --preferred-challenges=dns --manual-auth-hook [path to this repositry]/  --manual-cleanup-hook [path to this repositry]/ -d -d *

with config file


email = []
cert-name = [USERNAME]
rsa-key-size = 4096

server =
authenticator = manual
manual-auth-hook = [path to this repositry]/
manual-cleanup-hook = [path to this repositry]/

domains =, *


certbot certonly -c wildcard-ini


Get some code snippets from the inwx documentation and form the pyhton 2.7 inwx repository.