Produced an unexpected error: Some challenges have failed.. Skipping

My domain is: koghi.com

I ran this command: sudo certbot renew

It produced this output:Attempting to renew cert (koghi.com) from /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/koghi.com.conf produced an unexpected error: The manual plugin is not working; there may be problems with your existing configuration.
The error was: PluginError(‘An authentication script must be provided with --manual-auth-hook when using the manual plugin non-interactively.’,). Skipping.

My web server is (include version):nginx version: nginx/1.12.2

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): CentOS Linux 7

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:in house

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

Hi @wilcore22,

Please see one of the prior forum threads about this topic.

https://community.letsencrypt.org/search?q=%22an%20authentication%20script%20must%20be%20provided%22

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hello, now and this error appears when I try to renew: Challenge failed for domain repo.koghi.com
http-01 challenge for repo.koghi.com
Cleaning up challenges
Some challenges have failed.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Hi, now show the following message
sudo certbot renew
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log


Processing /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/koghi.com.conf


Cert is due for renewal, auto-renewing…
Could not choose appropriate plugin: The manual plugin is not working; there may be problems with your existing configuration.
The error was: PluginError(‘An authentication script must be provided with --manual-auth-hook when using the manual plugin non-interactively.’,)
Attempting to renew cert (koghi.com) from /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/koghi.com.conf produced an unexpected error: The manual plugin is not working; there may be problems with your existing configuration.
The error was: PluginError(‘An authentication script must be provided with --manual-auth-hook when using the manual plugin non-interactively.’,). Skipping.


Processing /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/repo.koghi.com.conf


Cert is due for renewal, auto-renewing…
Plugins selected: Authenticator standalone, Installer None
Starting new HTTPS connection (1): acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org
Renewing an existing certificate
Performing the following challenges:
http-01 challenge for repo.koghi.com
Waiting for verification…
Challenge failed for domain repo.koghi.com
http-01 challenge for repo.koghi.com
Cleaning up challenges
Attempting to renew cert (repo.koghi.com) from /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/repo.koghi.com.conf produced an unexpected error: Some challenges have failed… Skipping.
All renewal attempts failed. The following certs could not be renewed:
/etc/letsencrypt/live/koghi.com/fullchain.pem (failure)
/etc/letsencrypt/live/repo.koghi.com/fullchain.pem (failure)


All renewal attempts failed. The following certs could not be renewed:
/etc/letsencrypt/live/koghi.com/fullchain.pem (failure)
/etc/letsencrypt/live/repo.koghi.com/fullchain.pem (failure)