Apache plugin stopped working


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Hello together!

At trying to get a certificate for a new domain I ran into trouble. Somehow the apache plugin has a problem recovering the temporary checkpoint files.
I spend quite some time looking online for solutions and reverted all my apache conf back to the supposed “working state”, but to no avail.
I would be very grateful for someone to nudge me in the right direction!

My domain is:

marturien.de

I ran this command:

certbot -vvv --apache

It produced this output:

Root logging level set at -10
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log
certbot version: 0.9.3
Arguments: ['-vvv', '--apache']
Discovered plugins: PluginsRegistry(PluginEntryPoint#apache,PluginEntryPoint#webroot,PluginEntryPoint#null,PluginEntryPoint#manual,PluginEntryPoint#standalone)
Requested authenticator apache and installer apache
Unable to recover files from /var/lib/letsencrypt/temp_checkpoint
Incomplete or failed recovery for /var/lib/letsencrypt/temp_checkpoint
Other error:(PluginEntryPoint#apache): Unable to revert temporary config
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/certbot/plugins/disco.py", line 106, in prepare
    self._initialized.prepare()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/certbot_apache/configurator.py", line 159, in prepare
    self.init_augeas()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/certbot_apache/augeas_configurator.py", line 51, in init_augeas
    self.recovery_routine()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/certbot_apache/augeas_configurator.py", line 170, in recovery_routine
    raise errors.PluginError(str(err))
PluginError: Unable to revert temporary config
No candidate plugin
Selected authenticator None and installer None
The apache plugin is not working; there may be problems with your existing configuration.
The error was: PluginError('Unable to revert temporary config',)

My operating system is (include version):

Debian 8

My web server is (include version):

Apache 2.4.10

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know):

yes

I’m using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel):

no


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