Messed up certificates. server crashed and lost files. after restore of that container i now have inconsistant files. i would like to revoke all active certificates for my domain (

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My domain is:
I ran this command:
certbot certificates
It produced this output:
No certificates found.
The corresponding logfile entries are:
2024-01-05 12:26:15,204:DEBUG:certbot._internal.main:certbot version: 1.32.0
2024-01-05 12:26:15,205:DEBUG:certbot._internal.main:Location of certbot entry point: /usr/bin/certbot
2024-01-05 12:26:15,205:DEBUG:certbot._internal.main:Arguments:
2024-01-05 12:26:15,206:DEBUG:certbot._internal.main:Discovered plugins: PluginsRegistry(PluginEntryPoint#dns-cloudflare,PluginEntryPoint#manual,PluginEntryPoint#null,PluginEntryPoint#standalone,PluginEntryPoint#webroot)
i assume this is valid for the current instance... but i know for sure that there are valid certificates beacause when i try my main domain in the browser i am being redirected to one of my subdomains / Webpage. -I really would like to start fresh with all current active certs for my domain revoked as a first step
2024-01-05 12:26:15,259:DEBUG:certbot._internal.log:Root logging level set at 30
2024-01-05 12:26:15,263:DEBUG:certbot._internal.display.obj:Notifying user: No certificates found.
My web server is (include version):
all certificates have been requested by a nginx reverse proxy manager with web gui installed in a docker container.
The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don't know):
through portainer i can get root access to that container
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): in the container: certbot 1.32.0

We hate that.

Please make sure you have all the proper ports published (I cannot connect on 443) and the proper volumes set up. Also, check your proxy manager GUI and tell us what it says about your certificates.

I forgot: please don't revoke shit. Revoking certificates will not help you.


i redid the ports. i never touched the volumes as this is a homeassistant add-on. the Web Gui says now there are no certificates. Please let me know if you can connect.
Thank you very much for your help!

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I can connect from my own test server. And so can Let's Debug. Your HTTPS (port 443) cert is the default from NPM


"i would like to revoke all active certificates for my domain"

This issue is not cause for certificate revocation.
Revocation will not even reset any rate limits.
Please remove the revocation step from your restoration plan.


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