Establish an SSL certificate in CPS

To make your API traffic secure, you need to maintain a valid SSL certificate. You can establish a valid SSL certificate in Certificate Provisioning System (CPS) in Control Center. CPS provides full life cycle management of SSL certificates for your applications.

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Do task if you want to deploy your APIs on a secure network. If you don't plan to make your API traffic secure, skip this task.

  1. Go to > CDN > Certificates.

  2. Create a certificate enrollment.
    The SSL certificate name must match the name of the application hostname.

    ​Akamai​ recommends:

    • Using server name indication (SNI) certificates.
    • Including a test domain in the subject alternate names of your certificate.

For more information about certificate enrollments, see the CPS online help.


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