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. https://crt.sh/?q=example.com), so withholding your domain name here does not increase secrecy, but only makes it harder for us to provide help.
My domain is: swpdev.macbiz.co
I ran this command: certbot certonly --manual
It produced this output: below output
ubuntu@ip-172-31-3-179:/ certbot certonly --manual
The following error was encountered:
[Errno 13] Permission denied: '/var/log/letsencrypt/.certbot.lock'
Either run as root, or set --config-dir, --work-dir, and --logs-dir to writeable paths.
ubuntu@ip-172-31-3-179:/$ sudo certbot certonly --manual
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log
Plugins selected: Authenticator manual, Installer None
Please enter in your domain name(s) (comma and/or space separated) (Enter ‘c’
to cancel): swpdev.macbiz.co
Cert is due for renewal, auto-renewing…
Renewing an existing certificate
Performing the following challenges:
http-01 challenge for swpdev.macbiz.co
NOTE: The IP of this machine will be publicly logged as having requested this
certificate. If you’re running certbot in manual mode on a machine that is not
your server, please ensure you’re okay with that.
Are you OK with your IP being logged?
Create a file containing just this data:
And make it available on your web server at this URL:
Press Enter to Continue
Waiting for verification…
Cleaning up challenges
Failed authorization procedure. swpdev.macbiz.co (http-01): urn:ietf:params:acme:error:unauthorized :: The client lacks sufficient authorization :: Invalid response from https://swpdev.macbiz.co/.well-known/acme-challenge/ctWf5Q2xX2UzoT47tvEPJFBX9epTZm28hjkWsdtTCUc [188.8.131.52]: 404
The following errors were reported by the server:
Detail: Invalid response from
To fix these errors, please make sure that your domain name was
entered correctly and the DNS A/AAAA record(s) for that domain
contain(s) the right IP address.
My web server is (include version): Ubuntu 18.04
The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
My hosting provider, if applicable, is: AWS
I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know): no
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):