Nginx proxy fail to renew SSL due to too many request

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I ran this command: 2023-08-28T02:57:22.171964095Z [8/28/2023] [2:57:22 AM] [Express ] › :warning: warning Command failed: certbot renew --force-renewal --config "/etc/letsencrypt.ini" --work-dir "/tmp/letsencrypt-lib" --logs-dir "/tmp/letsencrypt-log" --cert-name "npm-2" --preferred-challenges "dns,http" --no-random-sleep-on-renew --disable-hook-validation

It produced this output:

2023-08-28T02:57:22.171964095Z [8/28/2023] [2:57:22 AM] [Express ] › :warning: warning Command failed: certbot renew --force-renewal --config "/etc/letsencrypt.ini" --work-dir "/tmp/letsencrypt-lib" --logs-dir "/tmp/letsencrypt-log" --cert-name "npm-2" --preferred-challenges "dns,http" --no-random-sleep-on-renew --disable-hook-validation
2023-08-28T02:57:22.172018297Z Failed to renew certificate npm-2 with error: urn:ietf:params:acme:error:rateLimited :: There were too many requests of a given type :: Error creating new order :: too many failed authorizations recently: see Failed Validation Limit - Let's Encrypt

My web server is (include version): Nginx Proxy in Docker Container

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

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Ubuntu 22.04

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):

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot): certbot 2.5.0

Hi @mdfitadmin, and welcome to the LE community forum :slight_smile:

Please remove that from the command - it won't help fix whatever problem you are having.

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