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Todays Comodo Pre-Launch

Andreas Mallek · 3 days ago1 changes

As previously indicated, we unofficially launched our Comodo products today. Thus, starting from today, there are a couple of new product codes available. GET /Products told me, that there are at least that new product codes available:

*...

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Preparation for Comodo

Andreas Mallek · 9 days ago

As you may already know, we're going to introduce Comodo as a new CA partner within the next weeks. In preparation for this, we have already made some changes to our API and User Interfaces. Now we need to inform you, our developers, about upcoming features, you're might be interested. Today we publ...

    Changes on GET /Orders, GET /Order/:CertCenterOrderID, GET /ModifiedOrders

    Andreas Mallek · 10 days ago2 changes

    We have added OrderInfos[].OrderParameters.FileAuthDetails.FQDNs[] and OrderInfos[].OrderParameters.DNSAuthDetails.FQDNs[] to match the extended DCV capability for DV/OV/EV orders and to match our latest changes on /DNSData and /FileData.

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    Changes on POST /DNSData and POST /FileData

    Andreas Mallek · 10 days ago2 changes

    Today we have slightly modified the behavior of this two methods (we're sure that there is no impact on existing implementations). For details see POST /FileData and/or POST /DNSData.

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    Welcome to /BaseDomain/:FQDN

    Andreas Mallek · 10 days ago1 changes

    Today we introduce the new method GET /BaseDomain/:FQDN which allows you to calculate the FQDN's registered domain. For instance:

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    Changes on POST /ValidateCSR

    Andreas Mallek · 10 days ago2 changes

    Today we updated the POST /ValidateCSR method and added new items to the ParsedCSR response structure:

    • HashMD5 (MD5 hash of the CSR's binary (DER) representation)
    • HashSHA256 (SHA256 hash of the CSR's binary (DER) representation)

    We need those valu...

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    Invitation to the CloudFest 2018 (former WorldHostingDays) in Rust, Germany

    Andreas Mallek · 11 days ago

    CertCenter would like to invite you to the CloudFest 2018. This event takes place at the cozy Europa-Park in Rust, Germany, March 10th-16th 2018, with more than 6,500 participants and 150 exhibitors from all over the world.

    We invite you to be our guest at the CloudFest to connect with top-notch co...

      Updating DCV email address(es) for certificates in pending-reissue state

      Andreas Mallek · 16 days ago1 changes

      Now you may call (POST /Reissue) even for certificates who are in the pending-reissue state. That is a great feature to update the DCV (Domain Control Validation) email address(es) without having to ask CertCenter's customer service or CA's retail-support team.

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      Changes on POST /Reissue

      Andreas Mallek · 17 days ago2 changes

      Correspondingly to our latest changes in regards to the introduction of DCV (Domain Control Validation), we've integrated OrderParameters.DomainApprovers into our reissue method. Due to backward compatibility, it is an optional p...

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      Changes on POST /Order

      Andreas Mallek · 29 days ago3 changes

      Correspondingly to our latest changes in regards to the introduction of DCV (Domain Control Validation), we successfully integrated DomainApprovers into our order method. Due to backward compatibility, you can furthermore use Appro...

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      Changes on GET /ApproverList

      Andreas Mallek · about a month ago2 changes

      Today we added the DNSNames parameter and the DomainApprovers response to the /ApproverList method. This feature allows you to get valid approver email addresses for multiple domain names (e.g., SAN) as we need that to benefit from all DigiCert advantages.

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      We made certificate replacements (re-issue) easier

      Andreas Mallek · about a month ago1 changes

      To help our partners to execute mass replacements without hassle, we accept POST /Reissue requests without any OrderParameter details.

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      Re-set the maximum validation period for AlwaysOnSSL to 365 days

      Andreas Mallek · about a month ago1 changes

      After we have decreased the maximim validity period for AlwaysOnSSL to 180 days in the last year, we now re-set the max. value to 365 days. In the future we are going to decrease the current minimum value (180 days) to a lower value but the maximum value stays at 365 days.

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      Symantec Distrust: Filter certificates who needs a replacement

      Andreas Mallek · about a month ago2 changes

      To filter certificates who needs a replacement in early 2018 due to the Symantec CA distrust, just call the GET /Orders method with filterScheduledToReplace=true as documented in our reference. You will then get an output of those orders with a str...

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      AlwaysOnSSL re-organized phishing black-list

      Andreas Mallek · about a month ago2 changes

      On Dec., 20th we re-organized our phishing blacklist. That allowed us to reduce the issuance speed and to increase the blocking rate to < 0.5%. At the same time, the responsible CA (DigiCert) optimized their DNS based validation process to get rid of a (sometimes) faulty DNS caching.

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      Decreasing the max. validity period for AlwaysOnSSL certificates

      Andreas Mallek · 3 months ago

      Due to security reasons, we're going to reduce the maximum validity period for AlwaysOnSSL certificates from 365 days to 180 days as of November 15, 2017.

      Other products are not affected.

        Symantec/DigiCert: Product & Service Changes

        Andreas Mallek · 3 months ago

        This Post describes upcoming updates to the products and services available via CertCenter's Website Security’s Indirect Partner Channel in regards to all Symantec brands (Symantec, Thawte, GeoTrust, RapidSSL) as well as AlwaysOnSSL. These changes will be applied between 6 November 2017 and 1 Decemb...

          Scheduled Maintenance (Apr 19, 20:30 - 21:00 UTC)

          Andreas Mallek · 10 months ago

          Please be aware that the Symantec Encryption Everywhere (AlwaysOnSSL) Production Databases will be unavailable on Wednesday, April 19th for 30 minutes as follows due to a scheduled maintenance:

          Expected Outage Time Frame:

          Germany (UTC+2)
          22:30 Uhr - 23:00 Uhr

          *US West Coast (PDT)...

            Immediate Action Required | CA/Browser Forum, Ballot 193

            Andreas Mallek · 10 months ago2 changes

            Since the CA/Browser Forums' Ballot 193 passed a few weeks ago, Certification Authorities are encouraged to reduce the maximum Validity Period for TLS Certificates to a lifecycle no greater than 825 days (27 months), as of ...

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            New tutorial: Using DNS-based validation with Symantec Encryption Everywhere

            Andreas Mallek · 11 months ago

            Don't miss our latest tutorial on how to integrate Symantec Encryption Everywhere using DNS-based validation.

              API Client Library for Python has been updated

              Andreas Mallek · 11 months ago4 changes

              Our API Client Library for Python has been updated. We recommend updating your current version.

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              CertCenter's voucher system is now publicly available

              Andreas Mallek · 11 months ago5 changes

              Our API-based voucher system, which has been only used internally (and of course for our WHMCS, Plesk, and cPanel modules) in the past, is publicly available from today. We are eager to see for which great purposes the ecosystem will use these new methods. Curious? Start with the [create /Voucher](r...

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              URGENT: Domain Validation Changes that Impact Partners

              Andreas Mallek · about a year ago4 changes

              The Certification Authority Browser Forum (CA/Browser Forum), is moving towards a standard set of clearly-defined domain validation processes.

              In preparation for these updates, Symantec is making changes to its domain validation procedures. The changes will apply to DV, OV, and EV SSL/TLS certifica...

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              New tutorial: Using file-based validation, automated

              Andreas Mallek · about a year ago

              Using file-based validation w/o using files may sound paradoxical and confusing, but actually, it is simpler than you think. This tutorial does not cover the advantages or pro and cons of mod_fauth. It's a real world installation, setup, and usage scenario (inspired by one of our European partner's ...

                New tutorial: Integration of AlwaysOnSSL

                Andreas Mallek · about a year ago

                Curious on how we recommend to integrate and work with AlwaysOnSSL aka Symantec Encryption Everywhere and Golang? Don't miss this short tutorial: Integration of AlwaysOnSSL

                  Meet our team at the WHD.global 2017

                  Andreas Mallek · about a year ago

                  As you may already know, we're attending the WorldHostingDays Global 2017 in Rust, Germany (March, 25th - March 31st). We cannot wait to meet you in person! If you're interested in a 1:1 meeting with our team or even our executives, you can now schedule a meeting...

                    CertCenter API Client Library for Go

                    Andreas Mallek · about a year ago

                    Today we've released the first full version of our official, open-source API Client Library for Go. The library includes the complete functionality of our current API reference.

                      Welcome to the new CertCenter Developer Hub

                      Andreas Mallek · about a year ago

                      Welcome to the new developer hub and documentation for the CertCenter APIs!