Confguration issues

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  • Whether your FreedomBox is plugged into a router at home or not (if not, please specify how it is connected to the internet)
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    Box is plugged into router.
    You are running Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) and FreedomBox version 19.2. FreedomBox is up to date.

I bought this with the intention of using the VPN and ad blocker. I managed to setup openVPN and download the profile and import that into an openvpn client for Mac. But the connection times out.

I tried activating Let’s Encrypt but I get an error message:
Failed to obtain certificate for domain …: Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log Plugins selected: Authenticator webroot, Installer None Obtaining a new certificate Performing the following challenges: http-01 challenge for domain Using the webroot path /var/www/html for all unmatched domains. Waiting for verification… Cleaning up challenges Failed authorization procedure. domain (http-01): urn:ietf:params:acme:error:connection :: The server could not connect to the client to verify the domain :: Fetching …/.well-known/acme-challenge/1h63WrHefxsOn3WqKRKZuSiWvdd3FywvPZoVgD4lNGA: Timeout during connect (likely firewall problem)