MASTER DCV: A rate limit prevents DCV

Most of my domain under all the Cpanels under my WHM has this issue

My domain is: https://columbusimmigration.ca/

I ran this command: Run Auto SSl

It produced this output: MASTER DCV: A rate limit prevents DCV

My web server is (include version): cPanel Version 116.0 (build 14)

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

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Godaddy

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): cPanel Version 116.0 (build 14)

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

Is there more log messages than this? It could be a number of things but whatever is failing is doing it enough times to hit a Let's Encrypt rate limit.

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Log for the AutoSSL run for “columbusimmigrat”: Tuesday, March 19, 2024 10:07:10 AM GMT+05-30 (Let’s Encrypt™)

10:07:10 AM AutoSSL’s configured provider is “Let’s Encrypt™”.

Analyzing “columbusimmigrat”’s domains …

10:07:11 AM Analyzing “columbusimmigration.ca” (website) …

10:07:11 AM ERROR TLS Status: Defective

Certificate expiry: 3/18/25, 11:50 AM UTC (364.3 days from now)

ERROR Defect: OPENSSL_VERIFY: The certificate chain failed OpenSSL’s verification (0:18:DEPTH_ZERO_SELF_SIGNED_CERT).

10:07:11 AM Attempting to ensure the existence of necessary CAA records …

10:07:11 AM No CAA records were created.

10:07:11 AM Verifying 4 domains’ management status …

Verifying “Let’s Encrypt™”’s authorization on 4 domains via DNS CAA records …

10:07:11 AM “www.columbusimmigration.ca” is managed.

CA authorized: “columbusimmigration.ca”

CA authorized: “*.columbusimmigration.ca”

CA authorized: “mail.columbusimmigration.ca”

“mail.columbusimmigration.ca” is managed.

“*.columbusimmigration.ca” is managed.

“columbusimmigration.ca” is managed.

All of this user’s 4 domains are managed.

CA authorized: “www.columbusimmigration.ca”

“Let’s Encrypt™” is authorized to issue certificates for 4 of this user’s 4 domains.

10:07:11 AM Performing HTTP DCV (Domain Control Validation) on 3 domains …

10:07:11 AM Local HTTP DCV OK: columbusimmigration.ca

Local HTTP DCV OK: www.columbusimmigration.ca

Local HTTP DCV OK: mail.columbusimmigration.ca

10:07:11 AM Verifying local authority for 1 domain …

10:07:11 AM Local authority confirmed: “*.columbusimmigration.ca”

10:07:11 AM Enqueueing 1 domain (1 zone) for local DNS DCV …

10:07:11 AM Publishing DNS changes for local DNS DCV (1 zone) …

Querying DNS to confirm DCV changes …

10:07:12 AM Processing “columbusimmigrat”’s local DCV results …

10:07:12 AM Local DNS DCV OK: *.columbusimmigration.ca (via columbusimmigration.ca)

Analyzing “columbusimmigration.ca”’s DCV results …

10:07:12 AM Trying 1 wildcard domain (*.columbusimmigration.ca) to maximize coverage …

10:07:13 AM WARN AutoSSL failed to create a new certificate order because the server’s Let’s Encrypt account (https://acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org/acme/acct/1273947476) has reached a rate limit. (429 urn:ietf:params:acme:error:rateLimited (The request exceeds a rate limit) (Error creating new order :: too many currently pending authorizations: 308: see Rate Limits - Let's Encrypt)) You may contact Let’s Encrypt to request a change to this rate limit.

ERROR “Let’s Encrypt™” general error (columbusimmigration.ca): A rate limit prevents DCV.

ERROR “Let’s Encrypt™” general error (*.columbusimmigration.ca): A rate limit prevents DCV.

Retrying DCV without the failed wildcard domain …

WARN AutoSSL failed to create a new certificate order because the server’s Let’s Encrypt account (https://acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org/acme/acct/1273947476) has reached a rate limit. (429 urn:ietf:params:acme:error:rateLimited (The request exceeds a rate limit) (Error creating new order :: too many currently pending authorizations: 308: see Rate Limits - Let's Encrypt)) You may contact Let’s Encrypt to request a change to this rate limit.

ERROR “Let’s Encrypt™” general error (www.columbusimmigration.ca): A rate limit prevents DCV.

ERROR “Let’s Encrypt™” general error (mail.columbusimmigration.ca): A rate limit prevents DCV.

ERROR Impediment: TOTAL_DCV_FAILURE: Every domain failed DCV.

10:07:13 AM The system has completed “columbusimmigrat”’s AutoSSL check.