Order Private SSL

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

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

Use this endpoint to submit a private certificate request order using private_ssl_plus, private_ssl_wildcard, or private_ssl_multi_domain as the private_ssl_certificate_id.

cURL
curl -X POST \
  'https://www.digicert.com/services/v2/order/certificate/{{private_ssl_certificate_id}}' \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -H 'X-DC-DEVKEY: {{api_key}}' \
  -d '{
    "certificate": {
        "common_name": "192.168.1.195",
        "dns_names": [
        	"192.168.1.196",
        	"192.168.1.197"
        ],
        "csr": "<csr>",
        "server_platform": {
            "id": 45
        },
        "signature_hash": "sha256",
        "ca_cert_id": "10A101A05684",
        "organization_units": [
            "Accounting department"
        ]
    },
    "validity_years": 1,
    "comments": "Message for the approver",
    "disable_renewal_notifications": true,
    "locale": "en",
    "payment_method": "balance",
    "skip_approval": true,
    "organization": {
        "id": 123456
    }
}'
Python
import requests

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

payload = "{\n    \"certificate\": {\n        \"common_name\": \"192.168.1.195\",\n        \"dns_names\": [\n        \t\"192.168.1.196\",\n        \t\"192.168.1.197\"\n        ],\n        \"csr\": \"<csr>\",\n        \"server_platform\": {\n            \"id\": 45\n        },\n        \"signature_hash\": \"sha256\",\n        \"ca_cert_id\": \"10A101A05684\",\n        \"organization_units\": [\n            \"Accounting department\"\n        ]\n    },\n    \"validity_years\": 1,\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}"
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/{{private_ssl_certificate_id}}"

	payload := strings.NewReader("{\n    \"certificate\": {\n        \"common_name\": \"192.168.1.195\",\n        \"dns_names\": [\n        \t\"192.168.1.196\",\n        \t\"192.168.1.197\"\n        ],\n        \"csr\": \"<csr>\",\n        \"server_platform\": {\n            \"id\": 45\n        },\n        \"signature_hash\": \"sha256\",\n        \"ca_cert_id\": \"10A101A05684\",\n        \"organization_units\": [\n            \"Accounting department\"\n        ]\n    },\n    \"validity_years\": 1,\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}")

	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/{{private_ssl_certificate_id}}',
  headers: 
   { 'Content-Type': 'application/json',
     'X-DC-DEVKEY': '{{api_key}}' },
  body: 
   { certificate: 
      { common_name: '192.168.1.195',
        dns_names: [ '192.168.1.196', '192.168.1.197' ],
        csr: '<csr>',
        server_platform: { id: 45 },
        signature_hash: 'sha256',
        ca_cert_id: '10A101A05684',
        organization_units: [ 'Accounting department' ] },
     validity_years: 1,
     comments: 'Message for the approver',
     disable_renewal_notifications: true,
     locale: 'en',
     payment_method: 'balance',
     skip_approval: true,
     organization: { id: 123456 } },
  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

Use the Product list endpoint and locate the allowed_ca_certs array to identify possible ca_cert_id values.

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 signing the certificate.
Code signing certificates support only SHA-256.
.. ca_cert_id optional* string ID of the CA certificate that should sign the certificate.
*Required if multiple CA certificates are configured.
.. 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.
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.