Add domain

POST
https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/domain

Use this endpoint to add a domain and associate it with an organization.

You must specify at least one validation type for the domain. Use the Get validation types endpoint to get available validation types.

cURL
curl -X POST \
  https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/domain \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -H 'X-DC-DEVKEY: {{api_key}}' \
  -d '{
    "name": "example.com",
    "organization": {
        "id": 112233
    },
    "validations": [
        {
            "type": "ov"
        },
        {
        	"type": "ev"
        }
    ],
    "dcv_method": "email"
}'
Python
import requests

url = "https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/domain"

payload = "{\n    \"name\": \"example.com\",\n    \"organization\": {\n        \"id\": 112233\n    },\n    \"validations\": [\n        {\n            \"type\": \"ov\"\n        },\n        {\n        \t\"type\": \"ev\"\n        }\n    ],\n    \"dcv_method\": \"email\"\n}"
headers = {
    'X-DC-DEVKEY': "{{api_key}}",
    'Content-Type': "application/json"
    }

response = requests.request("POST", url, data=payload, headers=headers)

print(response.text)
Go
package main

import (
	"fmt"
	"strings"
	"net/http"
	"io/ioutil"
)

func main() {

	url := "https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/domain"

	payload := strings.NewReader("{\n    \"name\": \"example.com\",\n    \"organization\": {\n        \"id\": 112233\n    },\n    \"validations\": [\n        {\n            \"type\": \"ov\"\n        },\n        {\n        \t\"type\": \"ev\"\n        }\n    ],\n    \"dcv_method\": \"email\"\n}")

	req, _ := http.NewRequest("POST", url, payload)

	req.Header.Add("X-DC-DEVKEY", "{{api_key}}")
	req.Header.Add("Content-Type", "application/json")

	res, _ := http.DefaultClient.Do(req)

	defer res.Body.Close()
	body, _ := ioutil.ReadAll(res.Body)

	fmt.Println(res)
	fmt.Println(string(body))

}
NodeJS
var request = require("request");

var options = { method: 'POST',
  url: 'https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/domain',
  headers: 
   { 'Content-Type': 'application/json',
     'X-DC-DEVKEY': '{{api_key}}' },
  body: 
   { name: 'example.com',
     organization: { id: 112233 },
     validations: [ { type: 'ov' }, { type: 'ev' } ],
     dcv_method: 'email' },
  json: true };

request(options, function (error, response, body) {
  if (error) throw new Error(error);

  console.log(body);
});
201 Created (email)
{
    "id": 123356,
    "validation_emails": {
        "name_scope": "example.com",
        "base_emails": [
            "postmaster@example.com",
            "administrator@example.com",
            "hostmaster@example.com",
            "admin@example.com",
            "webmaster@example.com"
        ],
        "whois_emails": [
            "it@example.com"
        ]
    }
}
201 Created (dns-txt-token)
{
    "id": 123356,
    "dcv_token": {
        "token": "{{random_token}}",
        "status": "pending",
        "expiration_date": "2019-03-02T17:21:39+00:00"
    }
}
201 Created (dns-cname-token)
{
    "id": 123356,
    "dcv_token": {
        "token": "{{random_token}}",
        "status": "pending",
        "expiration_date": "2019-03-02T17:22:05+00:00",
        "verification_value": "dcv.digicert.com"
    }
}
201 Created (http-token)
{
    "id": 671903,
    "dcv_token": {
        "token": "{{random_token}}",
        "status": "pending",
        "expiration_date": "2019-03-02T17:22:48+00:00",
        "http_token_url": "http://example.com/.well-known/pki-validation/{{random_filename}}.txt"
    }
}

Request parameters

Name Req/Opt Type Description
name required string Domain name to submit
organization required object The organization of the domain.
.. id required int Organization ID.
validations required array List of validation types for the domain.
.. type required string Validation type identifier.
See Glossary – Validation types
dcv_method optional string Domain control validation method to use.
See Glossary – DCV methods

Response parameters

Name Type Description
id int ID of the added domain.
validation_emails object Email addresses used when sending DCV emails.
Only returned for email DCV method.
.. name_scope string Domain scope used for for WHOIS record and constructed email addresses.
.. base_emails array List of constructed email addresses.
.. whois_emails array List of email addresses on WHOIS record.
dcv_token object DCV token details.
Only returned for dns-txt-token, dns-cname-token, and http-token DCV methods.
.. token string Random value to use for DCV validation.
.. status string DCV status.
Possible values: pending, active
.. expiration_date string Timestamp for when the token expires.
Format: UTC timezone and ISO 8601 date
.. http_token_url string Filename of the text file and where is should be placed on the web server.
Only returned for http-token DCV method.