Apply letsencrypt to my server and it says cant find webpage

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My domain is: nytramsystems.co.uk

I ran this command: sudo certbot --nginx -d nytramsystems.co.uk -d www.nytramsystems.co.uk

It produced this output: all goes through OK and edits my conf file with the SSL indormation from certbot

My web server is (include version): Nginx

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Ubuntu Server 18.04

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: local

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):

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you’re using Certbot): unknown

I can access my domain and sub domains fine before the lets encrypt is applied. I have turned off the ufw firewall to see if it was that causing the issue but it still does not work.

I have removed the certificates a few times now and port 80 works again and now I cant apply for a new certificates until the first application exceeds 7 days.

I chose option 2 to repoint http to https also.

I have used letsencrypt before on raspberry pi and all works fine.

if you need anymore information, please ask and I will supply to the best of my knowledge

Hi @martyn

you have created 10 certificates in the last 7 days ( https://check-your-website.server-daten.de/?q=nytramsystems.co.uk ):

CertSpotter-Id Issuer not before not after Domain names LE-Duplicate next LE
915111577 CN=Let’s Encrypt Authority X3, O=Let’s Encrypt, C=US 2019-05-16 12:21:37 2019-08-14 12:21:37 nytramsystems.co.uk, www.nytramsystems.co.uk
2 entries duplicate nr. 5 next Letsencrypt certificate: 2019-05-22 14:08:59
914878382 CN=Let’s Encrypt Authority X3, O=Let’s Encrypt, C=US 2019-05-16 09:11:30 2019-08-14 09:11:30 nytramsystems.co.uk, www.nytramsystems.co.uk
2 entries duplicate nr. 4
913927459 CN=Let’s Encrypt Authority X3, O=Let’s Encrypt, C=US 2019-05-15 21:20:18 2019-08-13 21:20:18 iot.nytramsystems.co.uk
1 entries duplicate nr. 3

–removed the other certificates–

So please don’t create new certificates.

But your https isn’t visible.

Domainname Http-Status redirect Sec. G
• http://nytramsystems.co.uk/
87.81.7.124 200 0.097 H
• http://www.nytramsystems.co.uk/
87.81.7.124 200 0.097 H
• https://nytramsystems.co.uk/
87.81.7.124 -14 10.027 T
Timeout - The operation has timed out
• https://www.nytramsystems.co.uk/
87.81.7.124 -14 10.027 T
Timeout - The operation has timed out

https - only timeouts.

Is there a blocking firewall? Or a missing router forwarding? Looks like your home environment has a wrong configuration.

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Hi

Thanks for your reply.

I am a novice with let’s encrypt and didn’t know that about the limit. I can’t create anymore, if I could delete them all, I would and start again.

What an oversight. I had my port 80 point to my new server but not 443.

Do I have to wait for the 7 days to go for me to try and put a new ssl on my server or is there a way to delete them ?

I have my old server that I could possibly copy the 2 .pem files over to the new server and certificates if they are still valid ?

Thanks martyn

Then change that.

I don’t see if there is a certificate installed because of that timeout.

Hi

Done that but not near a laptop to do that. Will be an hour or so till I am.

Thanks for spotting the obvious as I’d over looked that

Regards

Martyn

Just configured another sub domain and HTTPS is now working.

Is there a way to delete any of the certificates to create another one without waiting 5 more days ?

Thanks

Regards

Martyn

Please read

Revoking certificates does not reset rate limits, because the resources used to issue those certificates have already been consumed.

Where are these certificates?

What says

certbot certificates
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I only have 1 certificate on my new server for the sub domain that I got working…not nytramsystems.co.uk

I have a certificate on my old server which was live till last week and in that list you provided in the link.

Any way I can copy the files and certificates across to my new server ?

Thanks

Martyn

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