The domain is blocked by LE to issue certificate

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My domain is:

We are not able to get LE certificate for It looks like for some reason there is a block by LE.

It would help to show the exact error message or the details in the log file.

Probably this:

$ certbot certonly --manual --preferred-challenges http -d --dry-run
Error creating new authz :: Policy forbids issuing for name
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log
Plugins selected: Authenticator manual, Installer None
Obtaining a new certificate
An unexpected error occurred:
Error creating new authz :: Policy forbids issuing for name

Looking at Boulder, it looks like ( and * have been explicitly blacklisted.

Speculation: it may be due to the fact it is a financial institution, see this post:

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