Schedule an automation event

Before you begin

Steps

  1. Go to Automation > Automated IPs.

  2. Find the certificate you want to automate.

  3. Choose the appropriate link in the action column.

    Request a certificate

    When you want to request a certificate as there are no certificates configured with IP/Port.

    Switch to DigiCert

    When you want to replace a certificate issued from a different Certificate Authority (CA) with a DigiCert certificate.

    Renew

    • For non Multi-year Plans - When a certificate expired or is about to expire in less than 90 days.
    • For Multi-year Plans - When a certificate and/or Multi-year Plan expired or is about to expire in less than 90 days.

    Reissue

    • For non Multi-year Plans - When an active certificate is revoked or missing.
      Note: The certificate will be reissued with the remaining validity of the original certificate.
    • For Multi-year Plans - When an active certificate for a Multi-year Plan is about to expire.

    Get your next certificate

    Applicable only for Multi-year Plans - When an active certificate for a Multi-year Plan is about to expire in less than 30 days.

    Note: Until the Multi-year Plan expires, you can reissue or get your next certificate at no cost each time it reaches the end of its validity period.

    Submit manual request

    When you want to request a certificate manually.

  4. Choose or create an automation profile for this event.

  5. Set the time for automation to begin—immediately or scheduled in advance.

  6. (Optional) Set the certificate to renew and install automatically near the end of its validity period.

  7. Click Start or Schedule.