IBM-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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

January 30, 2018

Use IBM Cloud Certificate Manager with IBM Cloud Container Service to deploy custom domain TLS Certificates

We are excited to announce that IBM Cloud Container Service is now integrated with IBM Cloud Certificate Manager! This means that you can easily and securely deploy custom domain TLS certificates from Certificate Manager to your Kubernetes Cluster.

Continue reading

December 19, 2017

Introducing IBM Cloud Certificate Manager – Manage SSL/TLS Certificates for your apps

We are excited to announce IBM Cloud Certificate Manager in Beta, a service to help you manage SSL/TLS certificates for your apps and services! Certificate Manager provides you with a secure repository to store your certificates and their associated private keys, and gives you tools to manage the life-cycle of certificates, so that you can continually secure your apps with HTTPS.

Continue reading