After delete my SSL, fullchain.pem does not exist or is empty

I configured my certificate with but when browsing my site I got an error because the name of the certificate does not match the entry ( So, I deleted the SSL ( and reinstall again, but was not possible due to the error below

My domain is:

I ran this command: sudo certbot --apache

It produced this output:SSLCertificateFile: file ‘/etc/letsencrypt/live/’ does not exist or is empty

My web server is (include version): Apache

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Ubuntu 18.4

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: DigitalOcean

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know):Yes

I’m using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel):

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you’re using Certbot):certbot 0.31.0

Hi @nosw_mx

that's always wrong. Deleting a certificate your server uses breaks your configuration.

So remove your complete port 443 vHost.

Or check, if you have an older and expired or a self signed certificate you can use instead.

Or create a new self signed certificate, then use that.

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