ACME error: 429 Too Many Requests (429

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My domain is:

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Siteground:
My Error:

Failed to install Let's Encrypt for .

"" indicated an ACME error: 429 Too Many Requests (429 urn:ietf:params:acme:error:rateLimited (The request exceeds a rate limit) (Error creating new order :: too many certificates (5) already issued for this exact set of domains in the last 168 hours:, see Rate Limits - Let's Encrypt)).

I have waited more than 24hrs now for this to "clear" and for me to be able to add an ssl cert to my site, over the past few days I have waited more than you recommended 3 hours. I am at a loss as to how to go futher. Please can you assist.

Kind regards

I'm a little bit puzzled.. Where did you get the "24 hours" or "recommended 3 hours" from? I think you're not looking at the right rate limit when determining the amount of time you need to wait.

Also, there really is no need to wait anyway, as you've successfully issued plenty of certificates already. Please see your certificates at | and use one (or more) of the already issued certificates.


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