Certificates revoke after deleting

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My domain is:
tmp.enfins.com

I ran this command:
certbot delete --cert-name tmp.enfins.com

It produced this output:
OK (i don’t remember exactly)

My web server is (include version):
nginx

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

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:
no matter

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):
no

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you’re using Certbot):
certbot 0.28.0

I have deleted old unnecessary certificates from server and still receive emails with expiration notice about them. How can I revoke old certificates?

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There is no need to revoke old and deleted certificates.
The system merely notifies you so that you are aware that a cert exists and will expire soon.
If you have deleted it, there is nothing more to do - it will expire in the trash bin.

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Hi @dvps

these are two different things. Revoking certificates doesn’t stop the mails.

Read

Ignore the mails.

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I don’t want to change expiration emails because I have another active certificates on the server. Yes, I will just ignore emails about old certificates.

Thank you!

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