Renewal problem

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My domain is

I ran this command: certbot certonly --debug-challenges -v --dry-run --standalone --agree-tos --email -d,,,

It produced this output: Domain:
Type: connection
Detail: Fetching
Timeout during connect (likely firewall problem)

My web server is (include version): lighttpd (stopped for test)

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):Ubuntu 16.04

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:self hosted

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

Are you sure you have port 80 properly forwarded in your modem/router?

The way it currently behaves indicates that it is either not forwarded or filtered. This is distinct to simply having your web server stopped.

Thanks for the repsonse.
Yes port forwarding is OK, The renewals have worked with the basis of that script for the last year.

Edit: you changed something as I was typing, as it no longer times out for me.

OOPs ,I thought I had checked that, just did so again and found it was to a different address.
I thought I had made some elementary error.

Repeat dry-run was successful.

These birthdays are a health hazard.

Thanks and Happy New Year to all

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