There were too many requests of a given type

My domain is:
My Subdomain is:

I ran this command:
certbot --apache

It produced this output:
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log

Plugins selected: Authenticator apache, Installer apache

Which names would you like to activate HTTPS for?


Select the appropriate numbers separated by commas and/or spaces, or leave input

blank to select all options shown (Enter 'c' to cancel): 1

Requesting a certificate for

An unexpected error occurred:

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

Please see the logfiles in /var/log/letsencrypt for more details.

My web server is (include version):
Apache/2.4.56 (Debian)

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
Linux 5.10.0-26-cloud-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.197-1 (2023-09-29) x86_64 GNU/Linux

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don't know):
I don't know

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 1.12.0

I have my vps which I wanted to connect my subdomain to, but when I connect it connects but says Not Secure, So this is the issue I am facing right now.

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

Let's have a look at the entire log file; There may be some hint of what actually went wrong before:

And since we are talking about using Apache, let's also have a look at the output of:
sudo apachectl -t -D DUMP_VHOSTS


@rg305 Thanks, I was able to generate the certificate successfully, as I was not giving the ipv6 in my hosting account in the AAAA record pointing to my subdomain.


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