Delete /etc/letsencrypt/



He realizado un borrado de la carpeta /etc/letsencrypt/, como recuperar certificados?

My domain is:

I ran this command:
certbot --authenticator standalone --installer nginx -d --pre-hook “systemctl stop nginx” --post-hook “systemctl start nginx”

It produced this output:
There were too many requests of a given type :: Error creating new cert :: too many certificates already issued for exact set of domains: see

My server is (include version): Ubuntu 16.04


Hi @ceapalaciosal

you have created 5 certificates (Google shows pre- and leaf certificates):;include_subdomains:false;

So you’ve hit the limit. Removing / deleting certificates doesn’t change that.

Why isn’t it possible to use one of these certificates?


hi thanks information

how delete certificates ?


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I have deleted the folder / etc / letsencrypt /, how to recover certificates?

If you have deleted your certificates, you can’t recover them. So you have to wait. Try it again 2018-11-06, seven days later.

You can add a second domain name. But you need a webserver or vHost with the second name.


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