You can call this operation to query information about a specific certificate.


OpenAPI Explorer automatically calculates the signature value. For your convenience, we recommend that you call this operation in OpenAPI Explorer. OpenAPI Explorer dynamically generates the sample code of the operation for different SDKs.

Request parameters

Parameter Type Required Example Description
Action String Yes DescribeCertificateInfoByID

The operation that you want to perform. Set the value to DescribeCertificateInfoByID.

CertId String Yes 1644xx

The ID of the certificate. You can query only one certificate at a time.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
CertInfos Array

The information about the certificate.

CertExpireTime String 2098-02-08 08:02:07 +0000 UTC

The time when the certificate expires.

CertId String 1644xx

The ID of the certificate.

CertName String example_cert

The name of the certificate.

CertType String cas

The type of the certificate. Valid values:

  • free: a free certificate.
  • cas: a certificate purchased from Alibaba Cloud SSL Certificates Service.
  • upload: a user-uploaded certificate.
CreateTime String 2015-12-21 08:02:07 +0000 UTC

The time when the certificate became effective.

DomainList String [""]

The list of domain names that use the certificate.

HttpsCrt String -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----\nxxx-----END CERTIFICATE-----\n

The content of the certificate.

RequestId String 5C1E43DC-9E51-4771-82C0-7D5ECEB547A1

The ID of the request.


Sample requests
&<Common request parameters>

Sample success responses

XML format

              <CreateTime>2015-12-21 08:02:07 +0000 UTC</CreateTime>
              <HttpsCrt>-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
xxx-----END CERTIFICATE-----
              <CertExpireTime>2098-02-08 08:02:07 +0000 UTC</CertExpireTime>

JSON format

  "CertInfos": {
    "CertInfo": [{
        "CertId": "1644xx",
        "CertName": "example_cert",
        "CreateTime": "2015-12-21 08:02:07 +0000 UTC",
        "HttpsCrt": "-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----\nxxx-----END CERTIFICATE-----\n",
        "CertType": "cas",
        "CertExpireTime": "2098-02-08 08:02:07 +0000 UTC",
        "DomainList": [""]
  "RequestId": "5C1E43DC-9E51-4771-82C0-7D5ECEB547A1"

Error codes

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