[Test Message] Let’s Encrypt staging environment certificate expiry

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Hi friends,

On VPS debian jessie,

today I've received this email:


[ Note: This message is from the Let's Encrypt staging environment. It likely is not relevant to any live web site. ]

You issued a testing cert (not a live one) from Let's Encrypt staging environment. This mail takes the place of what would normally be a renewal reminder, but instead is demonstrating delivery of renewal notices. Have a nice day!

DNS Names: cosmogonia.org
Expiration Date: 29 Dec 16 09:33 +0000)
Days to Expiration: 19

For any questions or support, please visit https://community.letsencrypt.org/. Unfortunately, we can't provide support by email.
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The Let's Encrypt Team

This August, I made a mistake and I had requested a test certificate.
So now, this morning I received this email, ...a little bit later :slight_smile:
So, watching into above post, I've followed the @bmw indications:

  1. searched for acme-staging.api.letsencrypt.org

sudo grep -r $(ls /etc/letsencrypt/accounts/acme-staging.api.letsencrypt.org/directory) /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/

and when I've seen no output,

  1. delete the "/etc/letsencrypt/accounts/acme-staging.api.letsencrypt.org" directory and its content.

Now all seem work fine ...brrr!! :slight_smile:


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