Certificate-Manager

May 6, 2019

Use IBM Cloud Certificate Manager to Obtain Let’s Encrypt TLS Certificates for Your Public Domains

IBM Cloud Certificate Manager now lets you obtain TLS certificates signed by Let’s Encrypt. Let’s Encrypt is an automated, ACME-protocol-based CA that issues free certificates valid for 90 days.

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April 18, 2019

Load Balancing API Calls Across Regions with IBM Cloud Internet Services and Cloud API Gateway

In this article, we'll explore load balancing traffic across two geographically-separated backends built on IBM Cloud Functions. We'll use the IBM Cloud API Gateway to deploy the same API definition in both regions, and then intelligently route traffic with IBM Cloud Internet Services.

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April 11, 2019

How to Automate TLS Certificate Rotation to Avoid Outages

In this post, we'll share how you can make sure you have end-to-end protection for data in transit without running into any TLS certificate expiry issues.

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October 15, 2018

Add Custom Domain and TLS Certificate to Your Secure Cloud App

Secure your cloud app end to end. Use a custom domain with TLS certificate for apps deployed on IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service.

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October 3, 2018

How to Use Certificate Manager to Avoid Outages Using Callback URLs: Part 2

Certificate Manager keeps track of when your certificates expire, serves as a secure repository for TLS certificates and keys, and helps you securely deploy certificates to your cloud apps. We realize that many times, people get the alerts and notifications but fail to take necessary action, resulting in a service outage. In this article, we will discuss how to implement the callback URL to generate PagerDuty alerts for expiring certificates.

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September 5, 2018

Custom Domain Support is Now Available Globally for IBM Cloud API Management

Today, we're announcing the global availability of the custom domains feature for IBM Cloud's lightweight API management service. In the process of rolling this out worldwide, we've taken usage data and customer feedback into account to make the feature even better.

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September 3, 2018

IBM Cloud Certificate Manager is Now GA

If you were using Certificate Manager in Beta, we have good news—you can continue to use your existing instances as is. There is no required migration, and you can continue to use Certificate Manager for free. For new users, you can go ahead and create a new instance and use for free also.

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August 14, 2018

How to Use Certificate Manager to Avoid Outages Using Callback URLs

Midnight Page Duty incidents are no fun. Now, IBM Cloud Certificate Manager can notify you in advance when your certificates are about to expire, helping you avoid downtime in your app.

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June 12, 2018

Certificate Manager now Sends you Notifications before your Certificates Expire

Even the most successful or genius apps can fail if there are issues with availability. While development teams often engineer for availability, with lots of redundancy, health checks, and load balancing, sometimes outages occur because of simple human errors. One common error is that teams fail to renew SSL/TLS certificates on time.

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