While installing ssl certificate getting error

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My domain is:admin.hcm.cssindiaonline.com

I ran this command: sudo certbot --apache -d admin.hcm.cssindiaonline.com

It produced this output:

Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log
Plugins selected: Authenticator apache, Installer apache
Obtaining a new certificate
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: admin.hcm.cssindiaonline.com: see https://letsencrypt.org/docs/rate-limits/
Please see the logfiles in /var/log/letsencrypt for more details.

My web server is (include version): Apache/2.4.29

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): ubuntu 18.04

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: one and one

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

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you're using Certbot): certbot 0.31.0


The error is accurate.
There were five certs created just a few days ago: https://crt.sh/?q=admin.hcm.cssindiaonline.com

You need to switch to the test environment and to troubleshoot your problem and until you resolve it don't use the production system for testing.

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Do you know how to use the testing/staging system? (do you any need help with that?)
Do you still have any of those five certs you could use (instead of getting a new one)?

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Hi Team,

Present i am in test environment, how to resolve the issue or please share any reference links to troubleshoot the issues


In order to use the testing/staging environment, just change that to:
sudo certbot --apache -d admin.hcm.cssindiaonline.com --staging

It should replicate the production system and issue a FAKE cert on completion.
If you can't get the FAKE cert, then you have problems that must be fixed.
Once you are able to obtain a FAKE cert you can then remove the --staging flag and redo the command against production to obtain a real cert.

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