Issues creating certificates

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My domain is:

I ran this command:
sudo certbot --nginx -d

It produced this output:
There were too many requests of a given type :: Error creating new order :: too many certificates already issued for: see cs/rate-limits/

My web server is (include version):
nginx version: nginx/1.18.0 (Ubuntu)

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
Ubuntu 20.04.4

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:

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

I'm using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel):

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot):

Hello, we have a school project and we are having issues creating certificates. The error indicates that we have created too many certificates, but we have not created any. Does the limit for certificates apply to every sub domain to or do have our own limit on

When checking certificates for our site we get:

ubuntu@group06-vm:/etc/nginx/sites-enabled$ sudo certbot certificates -d
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log

No certs found.

Are we missing something here?

Thank you.


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That error is not referring to you directly.

It means the registered domain is over 50 certificates this week.

You need to talk to whoever is controlling that domain, or use another.


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