Clearing certificates

Certificates can be cleared in order to set new certificates.

About this task

Existing certificates must be cleared in order to set new certificates. When using default certificates, new certificates are created only for those certificates that are not set. Some of the use cases for clearing certificates are: expired certificates and configuration changes. For example, of endpoints are changed, the existing certificates must be cleared and new certificates created.


  1. Enter the apicup certs set SUBSYS CERT_NAME --clear command and complete the following values:
    • SUBSYS - The name of the subsystem
    • CERT_NAME - The name of the certificate that you want to clear.
  2. The certificate will be cleared and can be reset, either as a default or custom certificate.