Order OV/EV SSL

POST
https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/order/certificate/{{ssl_certificate_id}}

This page describes products with the ssl_certificate group name (see Glossary – Product identifiers).

Use this endpoint to submit an OV/EV certificate request order using ssl_plus, ssl_multi_domain, ssl_wildcard, ssl_ev_plus, ssl_ev_multi_domain, or ssl_cloud_wildcard as the ssl_certificate_id.

cURL
curl -X POST \
  'https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/order/certificate/{{ssl_certificate_id}}' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -H 'X-DC-DEVKEY: {{api_key}}' \
  -d '{
    "certificate": {
        "common_name": "example.com",
        "dns_names": [
            "sub.example.com",
            "app.example.com"
        ],
        "csr": "<csr>",
        "server_platform": {
            "id": 45
        },
        "signature_hash": "sha256",
        "organization_units": [
            "Accounting department"
        ]
    },
    "validity_years": 2,
    "comments": "Message for the approver",
    "disable_renewal_notifications": true,
    "locale": "en",
    "payment_method": "balance",
    "skip_approval": true,
    "organization": {
        "id": 123456
    },
    "custom_fields": [
        {
            "metadata_id": 11,
            "value": "Invoice #00001"
        }
    ]
}'
Python
import requests

url = "https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/order/certificate/{{ssl_certificate_id}}"

payload = "{\n    \"certificate\": {\n        \"common_name\": \"example.com\",\n        \"dns_names\": [\n            \"sub.example.com\",\n            \"app.example.com\"\n        ],\n        \"csr\": \"<csr>\",\n        \"server_platform\": {\n            \"id\": 45\n        },\n        \"signature_hash\": \"sha256\",\n        \"organization_units\": [\n            \"Accounting department\"\n        ]\n    },\n    \"validity_years\": 2,\n    \"comments\": \"Message for the approver\",\n    \"disable_renewal_notifications\": true,\n    \"locale\": \"en\",\n    \"payment_method\": \"balance\",\n    \"skip_approval\": true,\n    \"organization\": {\n        \"id\": 123456\n    },\n    \"custom_fields\": [\n        {\n            \"metadata_id\": 11,\n            \"value\": \"Invoice #00001\"\n        }\n    ]\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/order/certificate/{{ssl_certificate_id}}"

	payload := strings.NewReader("{\n    \"certificate\": {\n        \"common_name\": \"example.com\",\n        \"dns_names\": [\n            \"sub.example.com\",\n            \"app.example.com\"\n        ],\n        \"csr\": \"<csr>\",\n        \"server_platform\": {\n            \"id\": 45\n        },\n        \"signature_hash\": \"sha256\",\n        \"organization_units\": [\n            \"Accounting department\"\n        ]\n    },\n    \"validity_years\": 2,\n    \"comments\": \"Message for the approver\",\n    \"disable_renewal_notifications\": true,\n   \"locale\": \"en\",\n    \"payment_method\": \"balance\",\n    \"skip_approval\": true,\n    \"organization\": {\n        \"id\": 123456\n    },\n    \"custom_fields\": [\n        {\n            \"metadata_id\": 11,\n            \"value\": \"Invoice #00001\"\n        }\n    ]\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/order/certificate/{{ssl_certificate_id}}',
  headers: 
   { 'Content-Type': 'application/json',
     'X-DC-DEVKEY': '{{api_key}}' },
  body: 
   { certificate: 
      { common_name: 'example.com',
        dns_names: [ 'sub.example.com', 'app.example.com' ],
        csr: '<csr>',
        server_platform: { id: 45 },
        signature_hash: 'sha256',
        organization_units: [ 'Accounting department' ] },
     validity_years: 2,
     comments: 'Message for the approver',
     disable_renewal_notifications: true,
     locale: 'en',
     payment_method: 'balance',
     skip_approval: true,
     organization: { id: 123456 },
     custom_fields: [ { metadata_id: 11, value: 'Invoice #00001' } ] },
  json: true };

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

  console.log(body);
});
201 (one-step)
{
  "id": 112233,
  "requests": [
    {
      "id": 113,
      "status": "pending"
    }
  ]
}
201 (two-step)
{
  "id": 112233,
  "requests": [
    {
      "id": 113,
      "status": "submitted"
    }
  ]
}
201 (auto)
{
  "id": 112233,
  "requests": [
    {
      "id": 113,
      "status": "approved"
    }
  ],
  "certificate_id": 113
}
201 (skip)
{
  "id": 112233,
  "certificate_id": 113
}
201 (immediate)
{
  "id": 112233,
  "certificate_id": 113,
  "certificate_chain": [
    {
      "subject_common_name": "example.com",
      "pem": "<pem_certificate>"
    },
    {
      "subject_common_name": "DigiCert SHA2 Secure Server CA",
      "pem": "<pem_certificate>"
    },
    {
      "subject_common_name": "DigiCert Global Root CA",
      "pem": "<pem_certificate>"
    }
  ]
}

Request parameters

For information about allowed values for certificate fields, see Publicly Trusted Certificates – Data Entries that Violate Industry Standards.

Name Req/Opt Type Description
certificate required object Certificate details.
.. common_name required string Domain to be secured.
.. dns_names optional array Additional domains to be secured.
Can result in additional costs. (See Best practices – Get both versions of a domain for free.)
.. csr required string Certificate signing request (CSR).
.. signature_hash required string Hash algorithm used to sign the certificate.
SSL/TLS certificates support only SHA-256.
.. organization_units optional array Department in your organization the certificate is for.
.. server_platform optional object Server platform type.
Default: -1 (other)
.. .. id required int Server platform ID.
See Glossary – Server platforms
.. profile_option optional string If using custom certificate profiles, specify the profile name.
renewed_thumbprint optional string If order is a renewal, enter the SHA-1 thumbprint of the previous order's primary certificate.
validity_years required int Number of years the certificate is valid.
Can be replaced by validity_days or custom_expiration_date.
Allowed values: 1, 2
validity_days optional int Number of days the certificate is valid after it is issued.
Overrides validity_years
custom_expiration_date optional string Custom expiration date for the certificate. Date must be less than 825 days in the future.
Overrides validity_days and validity_years
Format: yyyy-MM-dd
comments optional string Comments about the order for the approver.
auto_renew optional int Specify if the certificate should automatically renew.
Default: 0
Allowed values: 0 (disabled), 1 (enabled)
custom_renewal_message optional string Custom message to be included in renewal notifications.
disable_renewal_notifications optional bool Specify if renewal notification emails should be disabled.
Default: false
additional_emails optional array Additional email addresses to receive certificate notification emails (e.g., certificate issuance, duplicate certificate, certificate renewals, etc.).
renewal_of_order_id optional int If order is a renewal, enter the previous order's ID.
payment_method optional string Specify the payment method to use.
Allowed values: balance, card, profile
Default: balance
dcv_method optional string DCV method to use when verifying domain control.
See Glossary – DCV methods
skip_approval  optional bool Specify if the order should skip the approval step and be immediately submitted for validation and issued when complete.
Default: false
disable_ct optional bool Specify if CT logging for the certificate should be disabled.
Order-specific CT logging must be enabled or this will be ignored. See Allow Users to Keep Certificates Out of CT Logs.
Default: false
organization required object Container for organization details.
.. id required int ID of the organization to associate with the order.
Alternatively, you can pass an organization object to add a new organization when submitting an order. See Create organization for object structure requirements.
.. contacts required array List of organization contacts for the order.
Note:
  • For OV orders, you can omit this array to use the default contact for the specified organization.
  • For EV orders, you must include an ev_approver contact. To get potential EV approvers, see List approvers.
.. .. contact_type required string Type of contact to add to the order.
Allowed values: organization_contact, technical_contact, ev_approver
.. .. user_id required* int ID of existing user or contact for the account.
* Can be omitted if adding a new contact.
.. .. first_name optional string First name of the new contact.
Note: Required when omitting user_id. If user_id is not omitted, the specified user's information will be updated with the new value.
.. .. last_name optional string Last name of the new contact.
Note: Required when omitting user_id. If user_id is not omitted, the specified user's information will be updated with the new value.
.. .. job_title optional string Job title of the new contact.
Note: Required when omitting user_id. If user_id is not omitted, the specified user's information will be updated with the new value.
.. .. telephone optional string Telephone number of the new contact.
Note: Required when omitting user_id. If user_id is not omitted, the specified user's information will be updated with the new value.
.. .. email optional string Email address of the new contact.
Note: Required when omitting user_id. If user_id is not omitted, the specified user's information will be updated with the new value.
container optional object If needed, specify the container the order should be placed under.
.. id required int Container ID.
custom_fields optional* array Account-specific custom fields.
*Whether or not these fields are required depends on your custom field settings.
.. metadata_id required int Custom field ID.
.. value required string Value for the custom field.
Data validation type depends on your custom field settings.

Response parameters

Name Type Description
id int Order ID.
requests array Contains information about the request.
.. id int Request ID.
.. status string Request status.
Possible values: pending, submitted, approved, rejected
certificate_id int Certificate ID.
Returned if request status is approved.