In your CertCentral account, in the left main menu, go to Automation > Automated IPs.
On the Automated IPs page, find the certificate you want to automate.
In the Actions column, select the appropriate option from the dropdown menu:
Select or create an automation profile for this event.
(Optional) Select Issue a duplicate certificate using an existing order to request a duplicate of the certificate that is automated with an existing order. This option is only available if duplicate certificates are enabled under your CertCentral account's automation settings.
Enter the Common name and Subject Alternative Names you want the certificate to secure.
If applicable, select any additional options for the current use case. See use case notes below.
Set the time for automation to begin—immediately or scheduled in advance.
(Optional) Set the certificate to renew and install automatically near the end of its validity period.
Read through the agreement and select I agree to the Certificate Services Agreement.
Select Start automation or Schedule automation.
Prerequisites for Citrix NetScaler certificate automations:
When scheduling certificate automation events for Citrix NetScaler load balancers:
When scheduling certificate automation events for F5 BIG-IP load balancers:
Prerequisites for DV certificate automations:
DV certificates do not support:
When scheduling DV certificate automation events:
DNS integrations or providers marked Critical had issues in the past while setting the DNS challenge. They may fail again. We recommend you select another integration or provider for successful validation.
By default, certificates under automation on the load balancer inherit the associated DNS integration. To override the configuration, select a different DNS integration.
The updated DNS integration for scheduled automation will become effective immediately. However, for auto-renewal, the updated DNS integration will only be effective from the next schedule automation.
For known issues and troubleshooting tips:
If you need help or to report errors related to CertCentral managed automation, contact Support.