Existing SSL certificate conflicts with a new one

Posted November 3, 2019 1.4k views
ApacheLet's EncryptUbuntu 18.04


I just started to learn Linux server and tried to make a web site using WP.
So I installed a LAMP on VPS and WP on it using Digital Ocean tutorials.
Got my Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate for

To avoid problems I decided to make a dev. one web for
Made a copy of existing config:

$cp -p /etc/apache2/sites-available/ /etc/apach2/sites-available/

Made another wp dir. using the same command:

$cp -p /var/www/ /var/www/

And also I got a new SSL certificate for
So before I did this, worked very well, but now, when I want to go to it says:


You don’t have permission to access this resource.

So the question is how I can get rid of the existing certificate to get a new one?

Tell me if you need more information


edited by MattIPv4

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did you verify the new folder contained all files of the old folder? “You don’t have permission to access this resource” is not an ssl cert error, more like a filesystem or apache config error