Im unable to get certificate for my school project server

Hi, I need to get ssl certificate for my school project server. Im really newbie to all of this and i apologies for my bad english. I followed these instructions but Im stuck at certbot --apache, it says too many certificates for I think a lot of people from my class tries to get their certificate with certbot too ? How long have I to wait until ill be able to request certificate for me ?

Thank for help:)

My domain is:

I ran this command: certbot --apache

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

My operating system is (include version): Debian 8 (jessie)

My web server is (include version): Apache

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 dont know i use Putty.

Hello @Hed94,

You have reached the 20 certs per week limit.

lectl 0.8 (2016-October-26)

2016/November/21 17:03:15 - Checking certs for

I have found 45 non expired certificates for domain and its subdomains *

CRT ID    DOMAIN (CN)                          VALID FROM             VALID TO               EXPIRES IN  SANs
54023720             2016-Nov-20 22:00 UTC  2017-Feb-18 22:00 UTC  89 days

54023459                     2016-Nov-20 22:00 UTC  2017-Feb-18 22:00 UTC  89 days

53995620                        2016-Nov-20 19:14 UTC  2017-Feb-18 19:14 UTC  89 days

53951675                        2016-Nov-20 14:32 UTC  2017-Feb-18 14:32 UTC  88 days

53947288                        2016-Nov-20 13:48 UTC  2017-Feb-18 13:48 UTC  88 days

53938757                        2016-Nov-20 12:57 UTC  2017-Feb-18 12:57 UTC  88 days

53889512                        2016-Nov-20 09:20 UTC  2017-Feb-18 09:20 UTC  88 days

53731855                        2016-Nov-19 19:00 UTC  2017-Feb-17 19:00 UTC  88 days

53654259                        2016-Nov-19 11:37 UTC  2017-Feb-17 11:37 UTC  87 days

53012848                        2016-Nov-17 12:49 UTC  2017-Feb-15 12:49 UTC  85 days

53006817                        2016-Nov-17 12:32 UTC  2017-Feb-15 12:32 UTC  85 days

52995250                        2016-Nov-17 11:50 UTC  2017-Feb-15 11:50 UTC  85 days

52985797                        2016-Nov-17 11:15 UTC  2017-Feb-15 11:15 UTC  85 days

52983651                        2016-Nov-17 11:01 UTC  2017-Feb-15 11:01 UTC  85 days

52947019                        2016-Nov-17 08:10 UTC  2017-Feb-15 08:10 UTC  85 days

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Sorry, you can't issue any certificate, you already issued 20 certificates on last 7 days
You could issue next certificate on Monday 2016-Nov-21 18:47:00 UTC

You could try to get a new cert in a few hours, aprox. at Monday 2016-Nov-21 18:47:00 UTC



Thank you very much :slight_smile:

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