What is the rate limit exactly?

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My domain is:
phpadmin.ir

I ran this command:
sudo certbot certonly …

It produced this output:

My web server is (include version):

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

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’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):

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Hi
I have had a problem I created 11 certificate last night and now I want to create a new one.
for one domain. that 11 certificates were test.
in documentation said that we can make 10 per 3 hours. but it is 24 hours after the first time I got that error.
when I can create a new certificate?

See the documentation I linked above for an explanation of the rate limits. From there you should be able to figure out which limit you hit.

You can create 10 ACME accounts per three hours. There’s no particular relationship between certificates and ACME accounts.

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Thank you my dear friend

The main limit is Certificates per Registered Domain (50 per week).

I dont understand exactly which one is belong to my problem, I have a domain and I want a certificate for that

Hi @falahatiali

please use the test system if these are tests. That system has it’s own limits.

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Hi @JuergenAuer
Actually there werent for test. I didn’t know that this has rate limit.
I created multi certificate and suddenly i found out I can’t create a new one. :frowning:

If you’ve only issued 11 certs, you haven’t come close to that limit. The most common one would be for identical certs, but that limit is five per week, so you wouldn’t have been able to issue 11 identical certs in one day.

If you read the rate limits page carefully, you should be able to figure out which limit you hit and how long it lasts. Otherwise, we can’t help you without quite a bit more information (the exact error message would be a good start).

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@danb35
This is error mesage :

An unexpected error occurred:
There were too many requests of a given type :: Error creating new order :: too many certificates already issued for exact set of domains: phpadmin.ir,www.phpadmin.ir: see https://letsencrypt.org/docs/rate-limits/

So this is your error–you’ve issued five identical certs within the past week. You’ll need to wait until a week from the time the first was issued to issue another one. Why not use one of the five you already have?

Please read the documentation before creating certificates.

has an own part “Rate limits”.

And there are 5 identical certificates - https://check-your-website.server-daten.de/?q=phpadmin.ir#ct-logs

Issuer not before not after Domain names LE-Duplicate next LE
Let’s Encrypt Authority X3 2019-09-11 2019-12-10 blog.phpadmin.ir, www.blog.phpadmin.ir 2 entries duplicate nr. 1
Let’s Encrypt Authority X3 2019-09-10 2019-12-09 phpadmin.ir, www.phpadmin.ir 2 entries duplicate nr. 5 next Letsencrypt certificate: 2019-09-17 16:43:21
Let’s Encrypt Authority X3 2019-09-10 2019-12-09 phpadmin.ir, www.phpadmin.ir 2 entries duplicate nr. 4
Let’s Encrypt Authority X3 2019-09-10 2019-12-09 phpadmin.ir, www.phpadmin.ir 2 entries duplicate nr. 3
Let’s Encrypt Authority X3 2019-09-10 2019-12-09 phpadmin.ir, www.phpadmin.ir 2 entries duplicate nr. 2
Let’s Encrypt Authority X3 2019-09-10 2019-12-09 phpadmin.ir, www.phpadmin.ir 2 entries duplicate nr. 1
Let’s Encrypt Authority X3 2019-08-15 2019-11-13 phpadmin.ir, www.phpadmin.ir 2 entries

next Letsencrypt certificate: 2019-09-17 16:43:21.

PS: You use one of these, so it’s not critical. Use the test system.

I remove all certs. with this command

sudo certbot delete

Can I use the past certs?

Why?

If you can recover the private keys–which is unlikely if you deleted them.

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I didnt know any information about rate limit .
because when I click on the icon in chrome it said this isnt secured. it was https but it was not completely secured. I created more than 5 certs and then i deleted all of them :frowning:

Try modifying the set of names in the new cert request.
That is, simply add one more name, or remove one name, and it will no longer be a new request for “exact set of domains”.

Master
Of
The
Tottally
Obvious

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That’s

mixed content. Check the output of https://check-your-website.server-daten.de/?q=phpadmin.ir#html-content - there are http links.

One sample:


	img
	src
	http://sreza-salehi.ir/megafile3/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/symbol-01.png
	
	
	1
	http-link, change to https

That’s not a certificate problem, that’s an error in your html code. Change these links to https.

PS: But that domain doesn’t have a working https configuration. So if this is your site, first create a certificate so sreza-salehi.ir works with https. Or copy that ressource local (if you have the rights to do that).

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wow. this is the best answer. Thank you @JuergenAuer.
It was a good help for me. thank you so much

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