Too many certificates already issued for:

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My domain

I ran this command:./letsencrypt-auto --rsa-key-size 4096

It produced this output:

An unexpected error occurred:
There were too many requests of a given type :: Error finalizing order :: too many certificates already issued for: see

My web server is (include version): Apache 2

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Raspian Jessi

My hosting provider, if applicable, is:

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

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

Due to not being on the Public Suffix List, Let’s Encrypt will only issue and renew a limited number of certificates for that domain and its subdomains in one week (20 certificates per week).

Either the owner of should apply to the PSL, or you should get your own domain name which would avoid the problem. can provide free domain names for a number of TLDs (.ga, .gq, .cf, .ml, .tk) if you don’t want to pay for your own domain.

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