I would like to know if they can at least increase the limit, because the renewal service was stopped and when we went to run it, it gave this error
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My domain is:
I ran this command:
It produced this output:
My web server is (include version):
The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
My hosting provider, if applicable, is:
I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don't know):
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The version of my client is (e.g. output of
certbot --version or
certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot):
This rate limit is for 300 new orders per 3 hours (see Rate Limits - Let's Encrypt)
With issues like this, the correct way to handle it is:
- plan a renewal strategy that will not trigger this limit
- wait for the rate limit to clear
The LetsEncrypt staff will occasionally increase rate-limits for some users, but they are almost always large-scale integrations that require an adjustment to operate. You can almost certainly handle your issues with proper planning and waiting a few hours.
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