AWS Certificate Manager

Describe certificate

Return detailed metadata about the specified ACM certificate.

Inputs

Field

Type

Description

region [required]

enum

default: us-east-1

certificateARN [required]

string

The ARN of the ACM certificate.

Outputs

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Field

Type

Description

certificate

object

Metadata about an ACM certificate.

CertificateArn

string

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the certificate. For more information about ARNs, see Amazon Resource Names (ARNs) in the Amazon Web Services General Reference.

DomainName

string

The fully qualified domain name for the certificate, such as www.example.com or example.com.

SubjectAlternativeNames

[string]

One or more domain names (subject alternative names) included in the certificate. This list contains the domain names that are bound to the public key that is contained in the certificate. The subject alternative names include the canonical domain name (CN) of the certificate and additional domain names that can be used to connect to the website.

DomainValidationOptions

[object]

Contains information about the initial validation of each domain name that occurs as a result of the RequestCertificate request. This field exists only when the certificate type is AMAZON_ISSUED.

DomainName [required]

string

A fully qualified domain name (FQDN) in the certificate. For example, www.example.com or example.com.

ValidationEmails

[string]

A list of email addresses that ACM used to send domain validation emails.

ValidationDomain

string

The domain name that ACM used to send domain validation emails.

ValidationStatus

string

The validation status of the domain name. This can be one of the following values:

  • PENDING_VALIDATION
    SUCCESS
    FAILED

ResourceRecord

object

Contains the CNAME record that you add to your DNS database for domain validation.
For more information, see Use DNS to Validate Domain Ownership.
Note: The CNAME information that you need does not include the name of your domain. If you include your domain name in the DNS database CNAME record, validation fails. For example, if the name is "_a79865eb4cd1a6ab990a45779b4e0b96.yourdomain.com", only "_a79865eb4cd1a6ab990a45779b4e0b96" must be used.

Name [required]

string

The name of the DNS record to create in your domain. This is supplied by ACM.

Type [required]

string

The type of DNS record. Currently this can be CNAME.

Value [required]

string

The value of the CNAME record to add to your DNS database. This is supplied by ACM.

ValidationMethod

string

Specifies the domain validation method.

Serial

string

The serial number of the certificate.

Subject

string

The name of the entity that is associated with the public key contained in the certificate.

Issuer

string

The name of the certificate authority that issued and signed the certificate.

CreatedAt

date-time

The time at which the certificate was requested.

IssuedAt

date-time

The time at which the certificate was issued. This value exists only when the certificate type is AMAZON_ISSUED.

ImportedAt

date-time

The date and time at which the certificate was imported. This value exists only when the certificate type is IMPORTED.

Status

string

The status of the certificate.

RevokedAt

date-time

The time at which the certificate was revoked. This value exists only when the certificate status is REVOKED.

RevocationReason

string

The reason the certificate was revoked. This value exists only when the certificate status is REVOKED.

NotBefore

date-time

The time before which the certificate is not valid.

NotAfter

date-time

The time after which the certificate is not valid.

KeyAlgorithm

string

The algorithm that was used to generate the public-private key pair.

SignatureAlgorithm

string

The algorithm that was used to sign the certificate.

InUseBy

[string]

A list of ARNs for the Amazon Web Services resources that are using the certificate. A certificate can be used by multiple Amazon Web Services resources.

FailureReason

string

The reason the certificate request failed. This value exists only when the certificate status is FAILED.
For more information, see Certificate request fails in the Amazon Web Services Certificate Manager User Guide.

Type

string

The source of the certificate. For certificates provided by ACM, this value is AMAZON_ISSUED. For certificates that you imported with ImportCertificate, this value is IMPORTED. ACM does not provide managed renewal for imported certificates.
For more information about the differences between certificates that you import and those that ACM provides, see Importing Certificates in the Amazon Web Services Certificate Manager User Guide.

RenewalSummary

object

Contains information about the status of ACM's managed renewal for the certificate. This field exists only when the certificate type is AMAZON_ISSUED.

RenewalStatus [required]

string

The status of ACM's managed renewal of the certificate.

DomainValidationOptions [required]

[object]

Contains information about the validation of each domain name in the certificate, as it pertains to ACM's managed renewal. This is different from the initial validation that occurs as a result of the RequestCertificate request. This field exists only when the certificate type is AMAZON_ISSUED.

DomainName [required]

string

A fully qualified domain name (FQDN) in the certificate. For example, www.example.com or example.com.

ValidationEmails

[string]

A list of email addresses that ACM used to send domain validation emails.

ValidationDomain

string

The domain name that ACM used to send domain validation emails.

ValidationStatus

string

The validation status of the domain name. This can be one of the following values:

  • PENDING_VALIDATION
    SUCCESS
    FAILED

ResourceRecord

object

Contains the CNAME record that you add to your DNS database for domain validation.
For more information, see Use DNS to Validate Domain Ownership.
Note: The CNAME information that you need does not include the name of your domain. If you include your domain name in the DNS database CNAME record, validation fails. For example, if the name is "_a79865eb4cd1a6ab990a45779b4e0b96.yourdomain.com", only "_a79865eb4cd1a6ab990a45779b4e0b96" must be used.

Name [required]

string

The name of the DNS record to create in your domain. This is supplied by ACM.

Type [required]

string

The type of DNS record. Currently this can be CNAME.

Value [required]

string

The value of the CNAME record to add to your DNS database. This is supplied by ACM.

ValidationMethod

string

Specifies the domain validation method.

RenewalStatusReason

string

The reason that a renewal request was unsuccessful.

UpdatedAt [required]

date-time

The time at which the renewal summary was last updated.

KeyUsages

[object]

A list of Key Usage X.509 v3 extension objects. Each object is a string value that identifies the purpose of the public key contained in the certificate. Possible extension values include DIGITAL_SIGNATURE, KEY_ENCIPHERMENT, NON_REPUDIATION, and more.

Name

string

A string value that contains a Key Usage extension name.

ExtendedKeyUsages

[object]

Contains a list of Extended Key Usage X.509 v3 extension objects. Each object specifies a purpose for which the certificate public key can be used and consists of a name and an object identifier (OID).

Name

string

The name of an Extended Key Usage value.

OID

string

An object identifier (OID) for the extension value. OIDs are strings of numbers separated by periods. The following OIDs are defined in RFC 3280 and RFC 5280.

  • 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.1 (TLS_WEB_SERVER_AUTHENTICATION)
  • 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.2 (TLS_WEB_CLIENT_AUTHENTICATION)
  • 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.3 (CODE_SIGNING)
  • 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.4 (EMAIL_PROTECTION)
  • 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.8 (TIME_STAMPING)
  • 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.9 (OCSP_SIGNING)
  • 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.5 (IPSEC_END_SYSTEM)
  • 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.6 (IPSEC_TUNNEL)
  • 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.7 (IPSEC_USER)

CertificateAuthorityArn

string

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the ACM PCA private certificate authority (CA) that issued the certificate. This has the following format: arn:aws:acm-pca:region:account:certificate-authority/12345678-1234-1234-1234-123456789012

RenewalEligibility

string

Specifies whether the certificate is eligible for renewal. At this time, only exported private certificates can be renewed with the RenewCertificate command.

Options

object

Value that specifies whether to add the certificate to a transparency log. Certificate transparency makes it possible to detect SSL certificates that have been mistakenly or maliciously issued. A browser might respond to certificate that has not been logged by showing an error message. The logs are cryptographically secure.

CertificateTransparencyLoggingPreference

string

You can opt out of certificate transparency logging by specifying the DISABLED option. Opt in by specifying ENABLED.