9 Reissuing SSL Certificate

This is a series of articles dedicated to demonstrating how to get acquainted with Openprovider SSL API methods. If you want to go to the beginning of this guide, please navigate to the article "1 How to choose a product".

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Certificate reissue is the process of exchanging a certificate with different data. The most common case is when you need to change CSR data and get a certificate for a new CSR.
The parameters needed to start reissue are described below.
Entering Geo Fence iconUse endpoint path below. Base URL is determined by both the target environment and API version.
POST {base_url}/ssl/orders/{id}/reissue 

REQUEST VALUES

Name

Type

Values

Description

 id integer  numeric value  Mandatory field.
Openprovider order ID.
 approver_email string  Email address.

  Valid email address.
(e.g. admin@example.com).

 csr string  CSR value.  Mandatory field.
Certificate signing request including information regarding the further certificate.
Been already generated before.
1. domain_validation_methods  array SSL Order reissue validation methods. The domain validation methods
(e.g. domain).
1.1 host_name string Hostname. Hostname returned (e.g. "example.com").
1.2 method  string Validation method of SSL Certificate. Current validation method (e.g. "https"). 
host_names array An array of string.

Array of string
(hostnames e.g. "www.example.com").

organization_handle  string String value Openprovider organization handle.
signature_hash_algorithm  string sha1 (deprecated) or sha2 (default) The signature hash algorithm required. Deprecated. "sha2" will be used by default.
software_id  string Linux or Windows. A software platform used for installation.

REQUEST EXAMPLE

{
"approver_email": "admin@ssl-123-domain.com",
"csr": "-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----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\n4eJiaV7IwubPS78=\n-----END CERTIFICATE REQUEST-----",
"domain_validation_methods": [
{
"host_name": "ssl-123-domain.com",
"method": "dns"
}
],
"id": 1,
"organization_handle": "IA900531-NL",
"signature_hash_algorithm": "sha2",
"software_id": "linux"
}

RESPONSE EXAMPLE

{
"code": 0,
"data": {
"id": 1
},
"desc": ""
}

RESPONSE VALUES

Name

Values

Description

code

numeric

API Result with code returned.
0 = Success with no errors.

data

An array of elements Allowed addresses.

desc

Description text (if presented). Description (if presented).

maintenance

Boolean parameter: True or False. Indicates if Openprovider is under maintenance mode.

1. warnings

An array of warning messages  Warning data returned after the request processed.

1.1 code

Numeric code if warning(s) detected.  Code value (digits).  

1.2 data

Warning data values. Data value returned.  

1.3 desc

Description of warnings.  The description value returned.   

We submitted a reissue request and it again has status REQ. When the reissue process is finished the status of the certificate will be ACT. Let us prolong our certificate lifetime using: "10 Renewing SSL Certificate".

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