Queries the information about a specific SSL certificate.

Note The maximum number of times that each user can call this operation per second is 100.


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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 SSL certificate. You can query only one SSL certificate at a time.

Response parameters

Parameter Type Example Description
CertInfos Array of CertInfo

The information about the SSL certificate.

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

The time when the SSL certificate expires.

CertId String 1644xx

The ID of the SSL certificate.

CertName String example_cert

The name of the SSL certificate.

CertType String cas

The type of the SSL certificate. Valid values:

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

The time when the SSL certificate became effective.

DomainList String ["example.com"]

The list of domain names that use the SSL certificate.

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

The content of the SSL 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": ["example.com"]
  "RequestId": "5C1E43DC-9E51-4771-82C0-7D5ECEB547A1"

Error codes

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