Set firewall exception for certbot auto-renewal

My server is running certbot but the linode firewall blocks the auto-renewal. I am running exceptions for incoming HTTPS and SSH requests - how can I set an exception so certbot can renew the certificate without having to disable the firewall?

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According to my configuration, the renewal server is:

so https should be the only exception that you need. I suspect there's something else at play here.

If, by "Linode firewall", you mean the Cloud Firewall, I can't help you. I suggest you contact support.

-- sw

Port 80 is required to be open/responding appropriately for renewals, if you're using webserver validation and not DNS validation


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