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My domain is: owa.ltausa.com - owa.ltaa.it
I ran this command: renew certificate
It produced this output: urn:ietf:params:acme:error:connection. Fetching http://owa.ltausa.com/.well-know/acme-challenge/..../ Timeout during connect (like firewall problem) status: 400
My web server is (include version):
The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
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):
The version of my client is (e.g. output of
certbot --version or
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Please can someone help me? Last time (3 months ago) I renewed with no issue. On the firewall there is a rule that can allow all http (80) connection through WAN (public ip).
Hi, can you confirm if you are actually using Certbot or some other tool? You're on windows so the other most likely options are win-acme, Posh-ACME or Certify The Web
Port 80 is apparently not open so I'd suggest if your machine is a virtual machine hosted in a cloud environment that you should check in the cloud/vm control panel that TCP port 80 is open for incoming connections.
Http validation works by making an http (not https) request to your machine, so you really do need that port 80 open. The actually validation will either work via IIS or via a self hosting mechanism controlled by your ACME compatible client software.
I'm using win-acme.
During the renewal I enable a firewall rule that open the http conection from the VM windows machine (win server 2012 R) where I run the tool for certification renew to external wan.
This is the error I get when I try to renew
Great, so you need to open port 80 all the way through:
- your network firewall (as in your picture)
- any network filtering at the VM level (hyper v, vmware, cloud etc)
- in Windows Firewall (important!).
You should ideally just leave port 80 open and not try to enable/disable it for renewals and your renewals should ideally be automatic, not manual.
If you are disabling port 80 because you are worried about people accessing some service on that port, remove the services (e.g. IIS port 80 bindings) and use the self hosting option of win-acme (this will spin up a temporary http listener during renewal).
If you are just generally worried about allowing port 80 to be open and you have no services running on that port, then don't worry there is no extra risk. If someone else tells you to block that port for a security reason please do point them to this conversation and they can explain here why port 443 is any different
If you absolutely must block port 80 you can get win-acme to serve validation on a different port and NAT http requests to that but that's usually not necessary. Alternatively you can switch to using DNS validation instead of http validation.
are you able to reach the domain through port 80, now? On windows Firewall there was already a incoming rule for http (port 80) enabled...
I had to create a new FW's rule, that's all.
and I got the new certificate renewed
I don't understand why the previous fw rule stop working...
One question again not concern the topic.
How can i change the certificate name during renewal or maybe after I done that. I would to set a friendly name.
Great, glad you got it working. I'm not a firewall expert but I'm guessing whatever the definition of 'LetsEncryptACMEClient' is was affecting it, if changing to 'Any' made it work.
It looks like win-acme has a
--friendlyname option or you can choose something in the advanced menu win-acme
Excuse me but I'm a newbie of win-acme...how can i execute the option command? When I run it I can only choose among options...
Maybe press 'O': more options? I don't know how to use win-acme much, I make the Certify The Web app
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