Failed authorization procedure

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My domain

I ran this command:sudo certbot --apache

It produced this output:Failed authorization procedure

My web server is (include version):apache Server version: Apache/2.4.29 (Ubuntu)
Server built: 2019-04-03T13:22:37

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):ubuntu 18.04 in Windows 10 linux subsystem

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:no-ip

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know):yes

I’m using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel):no

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you’re using Certbot):certbot 0.31.0

What is the full output?

Hi @tweetybird

if you want to use certbot --apache, you need a running webserver, port 80.

But your website is invisible ( ):

Domainname Http-Status redirect Sec. G -14 10.026 T
Timeout - The operation has timed out -14 10.023 T
Timeout - The operation has timed out -14 10.030 T
Timeout - The operation has timed out

Only timeouts.

So check your router and your firewall if Letsencrypt is able to connect your server.


Host T IP-Address is auth. ∑ Queries ∑ Timeout A Roswell/Georgia/United States (US) - Comcast Cable Communications, LLC Hostname: yes 1 0
AAAA yes

looks like a home server.

Some ISP blocks port 80. There is no older certificate, so it's your first certificate.

If your ISP blocks port 80, you have to use dns-01 validation.

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