Cant connect to /.well-known/acme-challenge

My domain is: (park domain of a 000webhost domain)

I use to get ssl. I cant connect to that file path (tittle),it said there is nothing there, i check in f12 and it said it is 404 error. i tried redirect all http to https (with htaccess), redirect 404 to that path but with https and it didnt work, only with that file path. if i type a non-exist file path, it will redirect but that path is not. And it didnt change http to https too(onl that filepath, other is work).Pls help, thank you very much

http to https redirection will not fix a bad path.

You need to follow the directions (step by step).
Assuming you chose Manual Authentication method, it would show you something like this:

You would need to find the document root path to your site and create the folder “.well-known” therein.
Then inside that new folder create another folder “acme-challenge”.
Then inside the acme-challenge folder you would place the downloaded files.

So, if your document root was (as an example): /var/www/html
Your downloaded files would go into folder: /var/www/html/.well-known/acme-challenge/

Hi @TungstenVn

checked your site via that doesn't look good. Or it looks excellent.

Domainname Http-Status redirect Sec. G 302 0.247 A 200 6.300 N
Certificate error: RemoteCertificateNameMismatch 404 0.250 A
Not Found

First question: What's a "park domain"? Did you activate your domain? There is a redirect http -> https, but https has the wrong certificate. /.well-known looks like blocked.

So: Do you need to activate this domain? If yes, perhaps a certificate will be created.

Second version: It's impossible because you may create a certificate (using dns-01 validation), but you can't install it.

Does 000webhost support letsencrypt?
Not currently, but we are looking into this.
Currently our premium hosting plans do.

Such a free hosting is a closed world. So it may be impossible to install an own certificate.

Why it said a file path is forbidden although i had chmod it to 777. A file its named has . before it (.well-know, or any path like .abc, .sfndsf). this one i use infinitefree host

Where do you see a forbidden?

PS: Now you don't have an ip address ( ):

Host T IP-Address is auth. ∑ Queries ∑ Timeout Name Error yes 1 0 Name Error yes 1 0

And not longer, instead you use

So http-01 - validation can't work, there is webspace and a running webserver required.

this is an another problem,i use free host from . i create a .well-known folder but cant access it, it even doesnt show in the list when i open the list with url. any other folder have “.” in its named too.

But that can't work. Rechecked your domain now ( ), you don't have ip addresses. Not A (ipv4), not AAAA (ipv6).

Host T IP-Address is auth. ∑ Queries ∑ Timeout Name Error yes 1 0 Name Error yes 1 0

Domain name -> ip address -> webspace.

If you use webspace without a DNS A or AAAA - entry yourdomain -> yourIp, your webspace is invisible.

So Letsencrypt can't check the file in /.well-known/acme-challenge, because Letsencrypt doesn't find your webspace.

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