Renewal/Create Failure - Status 429

It looks like I’m running afoul of rate limitations, but I only have the one domain on this IP. There is a total of 61 other domains on this ip address over which I have no control. Does this mean I will be unable to use Let’s Encrypt Certificates?

My domain is:

I ran this command:

It produced this output: Account Registration Failed. Please try again in 3 hours. There is a limit of 10 registratyions per IP per 3 hours {
“detail”: “Error creating new account : too many registrations for this IP: see

My web server is (include version): Microsoft-IIS/8.5

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Microsoft Windows Server 2012

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Everleap

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know): On the server? No.

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

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

A change in the Let's Encrypt API apparently resulted in SSL For Free creating excessive ACME accounts. (Note: Accounts, not certificates.) It shouldn't happen anymore.

Can you try again in 3 hours?


I will try again in 3 hours. Thanks for your assistance. :slight_smile:



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