No address associated with hostname

Please fill out the fields below so we can help you better. Note: you must provide your domain name to get help. Domain names for issued certificates are all made public in Certificate Transparency logs (e.g. |, so withholding your domain name here does not increase secrecy, but only makes it harder for us to provide help.

My domain is:

I ran this command: curl -v

It produced this output: * Could not resolve host:

  • Closing connection 0

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 certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot):

Your system isn't resolving DNS correctly. You'll need to fix that before you can obtain a cert (or, really, do much of anything else on the Internet).


Hi @sothearon, and welcome to the LE community forum :slight_smile:

The primary building block of the Internet is DNS.
Without it you can't (easily) do very much.


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