Valid date not updating on certificate renewal

Certificate renewal appears to have been successful based on output, but after restarting httpd and restarting browser, the certificate valid date remains the same, to expire on 12/28/19.

My domain is:

I ran this command: certbot-auto renew

It produced this output:

Upgrading certbot-auto 0.39.0 to 1.0.0…
Replacing certbot-auto…
Creating virtual environment…
Installing Python packages…
Installation succeeded.
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log

Processing /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/

Cert is due for renewal, auto-renewing…
Plugins selected: Authenticator apache, Installer apache
Renewing an existing certificate
Performing the following challenges:
http-01 challenge for
Waiting for verification…
Cleaning up challenges

new certificate deployed with reload of apache server; fullchain is

Congratulations, all renewals succeeded. The following certs have been renewed:
/etc/letsencrypt/live/ (success)

My web server is (include version):
Server version: Apache/2.4.37 (centos)
Server built: Oct 7 2019 21:42:02

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):
CentOS 8

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: self

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

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you’re using Certbot): 1.0.0

Actually, if I check this it seems ok. When I click on the lock icon in the browser and look at certificate information that way, valid date expires 12/28/2019. Is that typical?

Hi @dnorgaard

checking your domain there is the new certificate -

omainname Http-Status redirect Sec. G 301 Html is minified: 100,00 % 0.407 A No GZip used - 5238 / 21575 - 24,28 % possible 200 Html is minified: 1085,26 % 0.423 H Inline-JavaScript (∑/total): 0/0 Inline-CSS (∑/total): 0/0 401 Html is minified: 100,26 % 6.140 M
Unauthorized No GZip used - 5238 / 21575 - 24,28 % possible
Inline-JavaScript (∑/total): 2/394 Inline-CSS (∑/total): 1/2 200 Html is minified: 1085,26 % 5.280 N
Certificate error: RemoteCertificateNameMismatch

The non-www version has the correct certificate, the www (with another ip address) has a wrong. But if it’s only a private used server, that’s not relevant.

And the certificate is new:

expires in 90 days - 1 entry

Perhaps your browser cache is too old.

I think you’re right. It’s correct now.

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