Feb 8, 2024 – DV SAN and Default DV trust chain changes

The cross-sign from IdenTrust’s DST Root CA X3 to the Let’s Encrypt ISRG Root X1 certificate will expire in September 2024. To prepare for this expiration, Let’s Encrypt has announced their plans to discontinue use of the cross-sign, and issue all certificates exclusively using their intermediate certificates signed by the ISRG Root X1 certificate.

Oct 17, 2023 — DigiCert site seal replaces Norton site seal

On Oct 17, 2023 DigiCert will automatically replace the Norton site seal image with the DigiCert site seal image wherever it appears on websites with Akamai-managed Organization-validated (OV) or Extended-validated (EV) certificates. This change is automatic and no action is required.

Sep 5, 2023 — Basic Constraints extension for Organization-validated and Extended-validated certificates

Update to the Basic Constraints extension for Organization-validated and Extended-validated certificates

April 19, 2023 — Rate limiting temporarily disabled

Rate limiting is temporarily disabled which means that users will not be restricted in the number or frequency of requests made. However, for ideal performance we recommend operating within this range:

April 11, 2023 — Introducing rate limiting

To help provide ideal performance Certificate Provisioning System (CPS) is introducing rate limiting. To ensure these new rate limits don't negatively impact customer performance with CPS, it will be introduced intermittently.
The limits are:

Feb 1, 2023 — Automatic delay for certificate renewal

The Certificate Provisioning System (CPS) application now provides an automatic delay after the manual cancellation of a certificate renewal before starting the next renewal.

Nov 10, 2022 — Postman collection available

The Certificate Provisioning System API Postman collection (beta) is now available! Try the API, build workflows, and stay on top of development changes.

Sep 26, 2022 — Control over automatic refresh

The Certificate Provisioning System (CPS) application now provides users with the ability to control the automatic refresh of the certificates lists on both the "In Progress" and "Active" tabs. For users with a large number of certificates, disabling automatic refresh can be useful when searching for specific certificates or navigating pages.

July 20, 2022 — ECDSA+RSA dual-stack for third-party certificates

Akamai now supports both ECDSA and RSA keys for all new and existing third-party certificates provisioned in Certificate Provisioning System (CPS). ECDSA+RSA "dual-stack" capability has been available for Akamai-managed OV and EV certificates since 2017 and is now available for all third-party certificates. This free upgrade is available for Standard TLS and Enhanced TLS hostnames, and is supported in all geographies and regions where Akamai delivers secure traffic. No additional contract line items or entitlements are required.

Jun 13, 2022 — Secure Provisioning System Decommissioning Notice

Secure Provisioning Service (SPS) API is to be decommissioned (turned off) entirely, on January 3, 2023.