Good Configuration with Let's Encrypt - Throwing Errors in Browser

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Please confirm if I need to revoke an ssl certificate to correct the error described below.


My domain is:,,

I ran this command: I accidentally copied the ssl certs for to the folder which was meant to contain the certs for

It produced this output: Now when I try to generate ssl cert for, browsers return an error that shows that certificate was originally created for

My web server is (include version): Linux Apache 2.4

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

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:

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):

I’m not sure why you want to revoke a specific certificate when your issue is about a configuration problem?

What do you think you’ll gain by revoking a certificate in this case?

So, how do i resolve the problem? Each time I try to request another ssl certificate for, it returns a successful message, but the browser still indicates that the certificate was issued to

By configuring your web server to use the correct certificate. Revoking a cert will do nothing for you.

Edit: Side note: Why do so many people's minds jump to revoking a certificate as the solution? In dozens, if not hundreds, of threads here where I've seen it mentioned, I don't think it was appropriate once.

hi @solutionshill

Lets work through the challenges you have

A) Review the results of the audit

B) My Firefox Browser Is not Throwing any issues with your certificate

C) You are doing nothing untoward on your certificate requests.

Where next for you

A) Don’t revoke anything
B) provide some screenshots of what the issues are
C) Fix the Issues outline by A


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