My domain is:
I ran this command:
sudo certbot --authenticator webroot --preferred-challenges http --installer nginx -w /sites/animopticum.com -d animopticum.com
It produced this output:
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log Plugins selected: Authenticator webroot, Installer nginx Starting new HTTPS connection (1): acme-v01.api.letsencrypt.org Obtaining a new certificate Performing the following challenges: http-01 challenge for animopticum.com Using the webroot path /sites/animopticum.com for all unmatched domains. Waiting for verification... Cleaning up challenges Failed authorization procedure. animopticum.com (http-01): urn:acme:error:connection :: The server could not connect to the client to verify the domain :: Fetching https://animopticum.com/.well-known/acme-challenge/6OpJlulaoZ0oXC3dtW6KUadViY212j37e0KsiXjdqAs: Error getting validation data IMPORTANT NOTES: - The following errors were reported by the server: Domain: animopticum.com Type: connection Detail: Fetching https://animopticum.com/.well-known/acme-challenge/6OpJlulaoZ0oXC3dtW6KUadViY212j37e0KsiXjdqAs: Error getting validation data 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):
The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS
I can login to a root shell on my machine: yes
I’m using a control panel to manage my site: no
Please note it’s trying to use HTTPS for some reason which does not make any sense since I’m exactly trying to obtain the certificate.
I have checked the access to files on my domain in .well-known path and everything is working great via HTTP (80 port).