This topic provides an overview of operations on Alibaba Cloud SSL Certificates Service and the main modules of its console.

You can manage and perform operations on certificates in the Alibaba Cloud SSL Certificates console as follows:

Note If you urgently need to install, verify, and quickly review a certificate, you can log on to the SSL Certificates Service console, select the desired security service in the Security Service section on the right side, and click Consult now to purchase the corresponding value-added service. The Customer Services team will help resolve your problems.Security Service

Console layout modes

The Alibaba Cloud SSL Certificates console supports two layout modes. You can click either of the layout icons at the top of the console to select the desired layout mode.Layout modes
  • Card view Card view
  • List view List view

Purchase SSL Certificates Service

In the SSL Certificates Service console, click Purchase Certificate to purchase the desired certificate. For more information, see Purchase guide.Purchase a certificate

View the status of a certificate

You can view the status of your certificate in the SSL Certificates Service console.View the status of a certificate

The certificate statuses are as follows:

  • Not issued: The certificate has been paid and will be issued after application and review. The certificate can be used only after it is issued.
    • Paid: The certificate has been paid and is to be applied for.
    • Application review: The certificate has been applied for and is to be verified.
  • Issued: The certificate has been paid, applied for, and reviewed. You can deploy the certificate to your Alibaba Cloud product or download or delete the certificate.
    • Expired: The certificate has expired. You need to repurchase and apply for a new one to safeguard your website.
    • Revoked: The issued certificate has been revoked from the certificate authority.

Manage certificates

After the SSL certificates are reviewed, you can manage all your certificates in the SSL Certificates Service console. You can view the status and validity period of a certificate, upload other certificates to the console, delete a certificate, and revoke a certificate.

  • Upload a certificate: You can upload your other certificates to the console and manage all the certificates in a unified manner.Upload a certificateUpload a certificate
  • Submit or cancel certificate application: You can apply for a purchased certificate or cancel the application for a purchased certificate.Cancel certificate application
    Note Certificate application cannot be canceled after the certificate is issued.
  • Deploy a certificate to an Alibaba Cloud product: You can deploy an issued certificate to an Alibaba Cloud product.Deploy a certificate to an Alibaba Cloud product
  • Download a certificate: You can download and install an issued certificate to your web server.Download a certificate
  • Delete or revoke a certificate: You can delete or revoke a certificate that has been issued and are no longer in use.Delete or revoke a certificate
    Note Deleted certificates cannot be restored.