Changing domains

I search around this community and read all articles related to this but all all the info are spread and didn’t help.

I want to change with How can I do it?

My domain is:

I ran this command: certbot certonly --cert-name -d

It produced this output: Nothing changed

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Google

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 only SSH

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you’re using Certbot): certbot 0.40.0

So you’ve already got a certificate for, right? And you want to change it to, correct?

This command says: "get me a certificate for and call the certificate without including the hostname in the certificate itself.

You have to add the hostname you require with the -d option.

Thank you for your reply Osiris, so what is the right command to change that?

I already told you. 

I included -d in my command as you can see above.

Yes, but as I understand it (you didn’t confirm nor deny my assumption…) you used it in the wrong order.

What is the correct order and the correct command then?

Put the hostname you want in the certificate after the -d option.

I.e.: certbot --cert-name nameofcertificate -d hostnameyouwantincertificate

So the “nameofcertificate” is the existent certificate right?

Or another. You can have multiple certificates at the same time.

So to change the existent with I run
certbot --cert-name -d ?

That’s correct. When you run that command, you won’t have a certificate for the hostname any longer, because it will be overwritten by the new certificate for

2020-06-07 16:12:21,790:ERROR:certbot.log:An unexpected error occurred:
2020-06-07 16:12:21,791:ERROR:certbot.log:There were too many requests of a given type :: Error creating new>

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