How to delete existing SSL certificate?

I’ve issued many SSL certificate by mistake for my site and now I am not able to enable my site HTTPS, so how can I delete my all certificate and issue a valid certificate again?

Hi @akhbaarnation

that’s always wrong. Never delete certificates.

If you have hitted the rate limit, you have to wait.

Please read the basics:


Thanks @JuergenAuer, please tell me how can I issue duplicate certificate?

If you have hit the rate limit you will be unable to issue more certificates until the rate limit expires. Deleting or revoking certificates will not reset the limit since the resources used to issue the certificates have already been consumed.

You should use one of the certificates already created.

how can i use already created certificate?

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