Welcome to Certificate Provisioning System

The Certificate Provisioning System (CPS) provides full life cycle management of secure sockets layer (SSL) certificates for your secure content delivery network (CDN) applications. This includes allowing you to request new certificates, modify existing certificates, automatically renew certificates, and delete certificates. CPS also manages Transport Layer Security (TLS) configurations including cipher selection.

Topics include a high-level discussion of the CPS system, how to use it, and how to manage certificates. This help also includes general CPS concepts and terminology.

Learn how to use CPS, how to manage certificates, and general CPS concepts and terms.



Brand-new to Certificate Provisioning System?

The tutorial below can only be completed once you have set up your identity and access with Akamai. For a detailed tutorial of that onboarding process, see Get started.

TutorialSummaryLink to documentation
Create a domain-validated (DV) certificateA domain-validated certificate will determine if your company has control of the domains listed in your certificate. This is the simplest validation method but also has the shortest expiration date (90 days) which means you'll have to renew your certificate more frequently. However, this certificate renewal process can be automated.Use Control Center | Use an API

Developer Tools

Certificate Provisioning System CLI
Certificate Provisioning System API
Property Manager API v1 to create an edge hostname.
​Akamai​ Terraform Provider: Certificate Provisioning Module

What's new

Release notes