Amazon Certificate Manager (ACM)

Amazon Certificate Manager (ACM)

March 22, 2021 / Nirav Shah

Amazon certificate manager – Create, Manage Certificate

What is ACM in AWS?

AWS Certificate Manager is a service that allows you to provision, manage, and deploy public and private (SSL/TLS) certificates for use with AWS services and your internal resources.

Certificate manager private vs public

There are 2 types of certificates in ACM

  • Public — Free to provision public or private SSL certificates to use with AWS services, such as Elastic Load Balancing and API Gateway.
  • Private — For private usage, you pay a fee.

Steps to set up and manage SSL/TLS certificates in ACM

Step 1: Provisioning Certificate

In AWS search for the ACM service.

Amazon Certificate Manager (ACM)

Aws Certificate manager dashboard to get started with provision certificates

Step 2: Select Request a public certificate and click Request a certificate.

Request a public certificate and click Request a certificate.

Step 3: Enter domain names

Add domain names aws services certificate manage

Step 4: Next is to select a validation method

Amazon Certificate Manager (ACM)

Step 5: Review the info and click confirm and request

Request a certificate select validation method to DNS validation

Step 6: Validate the domain, expand the panel with the domain name and enter CNAME in our DNS configuration, Create a record in Route 53.

Review the DNS info and click confirm and request

Once the record is created, click Refresh on and wait for the validation status to show a success message.

Receive the certificate age and the validity, along with details like certificate issue date, expiry date, and the number of days remaining for certificate expiry.

For more information and pricing details, you can visit the official AWS ACM page.

Also Read How To Generate Certificate Signing Request (CSR) In EC2 Linux


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