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Automatic Certificate Management Environment (ACME) is an industry standard protocol designed to reduce TLS administration costs by coordinating certificate lifecycle events between certificate authorities and host systems.

ACME clients are software programs that use the ACME protocol to send requests to a certificate authority and then download and install the resulting certificates on the host system. Commonly used ACME clients include Certbot and win-acme.

With DigiCert​​®​​ Trust Lifecycle Manager, you can use any preferred ACME client to automate your certificate deployments, so your servers stay secure and up to date.