I have been going thru a FrontEndMasters (“Full Stack for Front End Engineers”) tutorial that sets up an nginx, node stack via the terminal. At one point in the lesson, i’m instructed to request certificates.
I am consistently “timing out” and failing the challenges.
I would very much appreciate any help.
Best wishes to all,
(This is my first post and am having trouble getting my head around this).
At the risk of sounding like an idiot, am I required to spin up a server in order to pass challenges in this cert authorization?)
My domain is:
I ran this command:
sudo certbot --nginx
It produced this output:
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log
Plugins selected: Authenticator nginx, Installer nginx
Starting new HTTPS connection (1): acme-v01.api.letsencrypt.org
No names were found in your configuration files. Please enter in your domain
name(s) (comma and/or space separated) (Enter ‘c’ to cancel): beau.haus, www.beau.haus
Obtaining a new certificate
Performing the following challenges:
http-01 challenge for beau.haus
http-01 challenge for www.beau.haus
Waiting for verification…
Cleaning up challenges
Failed authorization procedure. www.beau.haus (http-01): urn:acme:error:connection :: The server could not connect to the client to verify the domain :: Fetching http://www.beau.haus/.well-known/acme-challenge/litdVlsN4EileF0OHrNh9RVaZTyV2OAuYNduH6nvCe0: Timeout, beau.haus (http-01): urn:acme:error:connection :: The server could not connect to the client to verify the domain :: Fetching http://beau.haus/.well-known/acme-challenge/cFaubiNjh08DvAg7Z1RTtOUVoRzr5EVNM7DyC5TeEto: Timeout
The following errors were reported by the server:
To fix these errors, please make sure that your domain name was
entered correctly and the DNS A/AAAA record(s) for that domain
contain(s) the right IP address. Additionally, please check that
your computer has a publicly routable IP address and that no
firewalls are preventing the server from communicating with the
client. If you’re using the webroot plugin, you should also verify
that you are serving files from the webroot path you provided.
My web server is (include version):
node and nginx
The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS
My hosting provider, if applicable, is:
I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know):
I’m using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel):