Site doesn't load after successful deployment

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My domain

I ran this command: sudo certbot --apache

It produced this output: Successfully received certificate.
Certificate is saved at: /etc/letsencrypt/live/
Key is saved at: /etc/letsencrypt/live/
This certificate expires on 2023-07-06.
These files will be updated when the certificate renews.
Certbot has set up a scheduled task to automatically renew this certificate in the background.

Deploying certificate
Successfully deployed certificate for to /etc/apache2/sites-available/
Congratulations! You have successfully enabled HTTPS on

My web server is (include version):Apache/2.4.41

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Ubuntu 20.04

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: self

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): SSH/Webmin

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot): certbot 2.5.0

If I comment out the in the Rewrites placed in the default conf by certbot and clear browser cache the http site will load when I uncomment them, it redirects but doesn't load.

Port 443 seems to be closed/filtered in one or more firewalls and/or not opened in a NAT router. Please open port 443 and try again.


Silly me! I'd changed the router ip address for 80 but forgot to do it for 443. Please accept my most humble apologies.


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