Autoacme Challenge Invalid:

Hello, all

I’m trying to get certificate on my Windows PC. I have IIS 7.5 and using autoacme. I’m trying to get certificate for (I edited my hosts file:
But I got the error:

D:\Program Files\acme\work>autoacme.exe addhost
Altairis AutoACME Manager version
Copyright c Michal A. Valásek - Altairis and contributors, 2017-2019 | |

Reading configuration from ‘D:\Program Files\acme\work\autoacme.json’…OK
Checking host…OK
Requesting certificate for
Accepting TOS at
Testing authorization:
Writing challenge to C:\InetPub\wwwroot\AutoAcme\probe_a99de627-b1bb-4a10-a7d5-72234e369043…OK

Testing HTTP challenge:
  Preparing request to

Getting response…OK
Reading response…OK
OK: Status code 200
OK: Content-Type header
OK: Expected response received
Deleting challenge from C:\InetPub\wwwroot\AutoAcme\probe_a99de627-b1bb-4a10-a7d5-72234e369043…
Preparing order
Getting authorization:
Getting challenge…
OK, the following is DNS name:
Writing challenge to C:\InetPub\wwwroot\AutoAcme\dagsqB4aUtPtIZkyWL5yWp4TFXmiukBwa1oUyIKMo-g
Completing challenge…Challenge Invalid:
bIsqWuwrOvcfeXubisSejuXHLvaf36dDC-txtUng/18842160301 Invalid response from
known/acme-challenge/dagsqB4aUtPtIZkyWL5yWp4TFXmiukBwa1oUyIKMo-g []: "\r\n<
html xmlns=“http”
Deleting challenge from C:\InetPub\wwwroot\AutoAcme\dagsqB4aUtPtIZkyWL5yWp4TFXmiukBwa1oUyIKMo-g.
Request failed!
Authorization failed with status False
Unable to get certificate for new host.

Where I was wrong? Thank you.

Hi @vns955

are you the domain owner of

The ip is from South Korea:

Host T IP-Address is auth. ∑ Queries ∑ Timeout A Seoul/South Korea (KR) - EHOSTIDC No Hostname found yes 1 0
AAAA yes A Seoul/South Korea (KR) - EHOSTIDC No Hostname found yes 1 0
AAAA yes

And there is a click-redirect to a casino site.

You can create a certificate with that domain name, if you are the domain owner - worldwide and unique.

2 Likes says “Search Error or Records do not exist” for both and for and for the DNS address.

  • Vipre anti-virus also blocks this website from loading in my browser - as being a known dangerous site. :slightly_smiling_face:

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