I cannot renew or create a new certificate for my domain

My domain is: tahazsh.com

I ran this command: 1) certbot certonly
2) Chose webroot option
3) entered tahazsh.com

It produced this output: An unexpected error occurred:
There were too many requests of a given type :: Error creating new authz :: too many failed authorizations recently: see https://letsencrypt.org/docs/rate-limits/

My web server is (include version): nginx/1.6.2

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Ubuntu/14.04.1 LTS

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know): yes


This means you are having too many failed authorizations for this hour. You should be able to request / renew the certificate now.

However, since you are having autorization issues, i highly suggest you to use --staging (which use staging server) first and resolve the issues, then use regular webroot.

Thank you

After an hour has elapsed, you can try again and see what the real underlying reason for the error is, and then ask again here.

Thanks guys for your help! I tried again after an hour has elapsed, and it worked.

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