Some Challenges Fail

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My domain is:

I ran this command: sudo certbot --apache

It produced this output: option to pick the domain in my apache virtualhost. then "Some challenges failed."

My web server is (include version): Apache 2.4.52

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Ubuntu Linux Server 22.04

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): Nope. This is on a virtual machine.

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot): certbot 2.6.0

This is a no-ip dynamic dns arrangement. No-IP is providing the IP address. I would just like encryption. Is a DDNS arrangement a problem?

It looks like you don't have port 80 open.


I just opened up http and https on the firewall... same response (Some challenges have failed).
Last night I closed the VM. (Sorry) It will be open, going forward.

The Let's Debug test is still showing no HTTP connection to your domain. I can't connect from my own test server either.

Check that your DNS IP address is getting updated correctly. Connections from the public internet use the public DNS to find the IP for your system.


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