Can not activate certificate, because of timeout error (using Django)

My domain is:

I ran this command: sudo certbot --apache -v

It produced this output:
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log
Plugins selected: Authenticator apache, Installer apache

Which names would you like to activate HTTPS for?
We recommend selecting either all domains, or all domains in a VirtualHost/server block.


Select the appropriate numbers separated by commas and/or spaces, or leave input
blank to select all options shown (Enter 'c' to cancel): 1
Requesting a certificate for
Performing the following challenges:
http-01 challenge for
Enabled Apache rewrite module
Waiting for verification...
Challenge failed for domain
http-01 challenge for

Certbot failed to authenticate some domains (authenticator: apache). The Certificate Authority reported these problems:
Type: connection
Detail: Fetching Timeout during connect (likely firewall problem)

Hint: The Certificate Authority failed to verify the temporary Apache configuration changes made by Certbot. Ensure that the listed domains point to this Apache server and that it is accessible from the internet.

Cleaning up challenges
Some challenges have failed.

My web server is: Linux Apache2 Debian

I can login to a root shell on my machine

I'm using a control panel to manage my site: Git CMD

The version of my client is: certbot --version 2.6.0

Hi @DanielsZeps123, and welcome to the LE community forum :slight_smile:

Why did you choose "1" only?

Is your HTTP site accessible from the Internet?


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