Not Able to Get Certificate - Rate Limit Reached


My domain is:

I ran this command: yum install git -y

git clone

cd letsencrypt

./letsencrypt-auto --help --debug

./letsencrypt-auto certonly --standalone -d -d --debug

It produced this output:
Obtaining a new certificate
Performing the following challenges:
tls-sni-01 challenge for
tls-sni-01 challenge for
Waiting for verification…
Cleaning up challenges
Generating key (2048 bits): /etc/letsencrypt/keys/0000_key-certbot.pem
Creating CSR: /etc/letsencrypt/csr/0000_csr-certbot.pem
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/bin/letsencrypt”, line 11, in
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/certbot/main. py”, line 755, in main
return config.func(config, plugins)
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/certbot/main. py”, line 682, in certonly
lineage = _get_and_save_cert(le_client, config, domains, certname, lineage)
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/certbot/main. py”, line 82, in _get_and_save_cert
lineage = le_client.obtain_and_enroll_certificate(domains, certname)
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/certbot/clien”, line 316, in obtain_and_enroll_certificate
certr, chain, key, _ = self.obtain_certificate(domains)
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/certbot/clien”, line 295, in obtain_certificate
domains, csr, authzr=authzr)
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/certbot/clien”, line 245, in obtain_certificate_from_csr
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/acme/client.p y”, line 313, in request_issuance
headers={‘Accept’: content_type})
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/acme/client.p y”, line 670, in post
**return self._post_once(*args, kwargs)
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/acme/client.p y”, line 683, in _post_once
return self._check_response(response, content_type=content_type)
File “/root/.local/share/letsencrypt/lib/python2.7/site-packages/acme/client.p y”, line 570, in _check_response
raise messages.Error.from_json(jobj)
Error: urn:acme:error:rateLimited :: There were too many requests of a given typ e :: Error creating new cert :: too many certificates already issued for exact s et of domains:,

My operating system is (include version): CentOS 7

My web server is (include version): Vesta Panel

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Google Compute

-----Please explain in a descriptive way. I know English and linux at low level.


Vesta Panel Error;
Error: LE validation


you have hit a rate limit


As you have 4 valid certificates issued I suggest you use one of those.

We also have a Duplicate Certificate limit of 5 certificates per week. A certificate is considered a duplicate of an earlier certificate if they contain the exact same set of hostnames, ignoring capitalization and ordering of hostnames. For instance, if you requested a certificate for the names [,], you could request four more certificates for [,] during the week. If you changed the set of names by adding [], you would be able to request additional certificates



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