Error while installing Let's Encrypt SSL on my domain

I am trying to install Let's Encrypt SSL on my website( But I am getting the following error:

Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log Obtaining a new certificate Performing the following challenges: http-01 challenge for http-01 challenge for Using the webroot path /var/www/html for all unmatched domains. Waiting for verification… Cleaning up challenges Failed authorization procedure. (http-01): urn:acme:error:unauthorized :: The client lacks sufficient authorization :: Invalid response from… []: 403 IMPORTANT NOTES:

The following errors were reported by the server:
Domain: Type: unauthorized Detail: Invalid response from… []: 403

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A 403 error when trying to issue a certificate using Let's Encrypt usually means there is an access issue with the directory. The troubleshooting documentation linked below provides information on lines to add to your .htaccess file to unblock access to the directory.

Failed to issue certificate: The Let’s Encrypt™ HTTP challenge failed - is .well-known/acme-challenge accessible in your webroot?


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