Cannot generate certificates - letsencrypt issue?

I just set up a new installation of MiaB and got to the part where I will generate Let’sEncrypt certificates.

The process fails and the letsencrypt log says

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/requests/", line 440, in send
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/urllib3/", line 639, in urlopen
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/urllib3/util/", line 367, in increment
    raise six.reraise(type(error), error, _stacktrace)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/", line 693, in reraise
    raise value
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/urllib3/", line 601, in urlopen
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/urllib3/", line 349, in _make_request
    self._raise_timeout(err=e, url=url, timeout_value=conn.timeout)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/urllib3/", line 309, in _raise_timeout
    raise ReadTimeoutError(self, url, "Read timed out. (read timeout=%s)" % timeout_value)
urllib3.exceptions.ReadTimeoutError: HTTPSConnectionPool(host='', port=443): Read timed out. (read timeout=45)

During handling of the above exception, another exception occurred:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/certbot", line 11, in <module>
    load_entry_point('certbot==0.31.0', 'console_scripts', 'certbot')()
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/certbot/", line 1365, in main
    return config.func(config, plugins)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/certbot/", line 1234, in certonly
    le_client = _init_le_client(config, auth, installer)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/certbot/", line 612, in _init_le_client
    return client.Client(config, acc, authenticator, installer, acme=acme)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/certbot/", line 266, in __init__
    acme = acme_from_config_key(config, self.account.key, self.account.regr)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/certbot/", line 51, in acme_from_config_key
    return acme_client.BackwardsCompatibleClientV2(net, key, config.server)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/acme/", line 833, in __init__
    directory = messages.Directory.from_json(net.get(server).json())
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/acme/", line 1171, in get
    self._send_request('GET', url, **kwargs), content_type=content_type)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/acme/", line 1120, in _send_request
    response = self.session.request(method, url, *args, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/requests/", line 520, in request
    resp = self.send(prep, **send_kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/requests/", line 630, in send
    r = adapter.send(request, **kwargs)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/requests/", line 521, in send
    raise ReadTimeout(e, request=request)
requests.exceptions.ReadTimeout: HTTPSConnectionPool(host='', port=443): Read timed out. (read timeout=45)
2021-03-06 09:16:08,826:ERROR:certbot.log:An unexpected error occurred:

Could this be an issue with letsencrypt?

Maybe yes, maybe no. Not enough information here to determine anything other than something is timing out.

Have you tried again @aristosv ?

Yes, after the 4th attempt, the keys were installed. It must have been something with letsencrypt.

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