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REST API Reference (API Version 2016-11-28)

CreateLoadBalancerTlsCertificate

Creates a Lightsail load balancer TLS certificate.

TLS is just an updated, more secure version of Secure Socket Layer (SSL).

Request Syntax

{ "certificateAlternativeNames": [ "string" ], "certificateDomainName": "string", "certificateName": "string", "loadBalancerName": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

certificateAlternativeNames

An array of strings listing alternative domains and subdomains for your SSL/TLS certificate. Lightsail will de-dupe the names for you. You can have a maximum of 9 alternative names (in addition to the 1 primary domain). We do not support wildcards (e.g., *.example.com).

Type: Array of strings

Required: No

certificateDomainName

The domain name (e.g., example.com) for your SSL/TLS certificate.

Type: String

Required: Yes

certificateName

The SSL/TLS certificate name.

You can have up to 10 certificates in your account at one time. Each Lightsail load balancer can have up to 2 certificates associated with it at one time. There is also an overall limit to the number of certificates that can be issue in a 365-day period. For more information, see Limits.

Type: String

Pattern: \w[\w\-]*\w

Required: Yes

loadBalancerName

The load balancer name where you want to create the SSL/TLS certificate.

Type: String

Pattern: \w[\w\-]*\w

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "operations": [ { "createdAt": number, "errorCode": "string", "errorDetails": "string", "id": "string", "isTerminal": boolean, "location": { "availabilityZone": "string", "regionName": "string" }, "operationDetails": "string", "operationType": "string", "resourceName": "string", "resourceType": "string", "status": "string", "statusChangedAt": number } ] }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

operations

An object containing information about the API operations.

Type: Array of Operation objects

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

AccessDeniedException

Lightsail throws this exception when the user cannot be authenticated or uses invalid credentials to access a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

AccountSetupInProgressException

Lightsail throws this exception when an account is still in the setup in progress state.

HTTP Status Code: 400

InvalidInputException

Lightsail throws this exception when user input does not conform to the validation rules of an input field.

Note

Domain-related APIs are only available in the N. Virginia (us-east-1) Region. Please set your AWS Region configuration to us-east-1 to create, view, or edit these resources.

HTTP Status Code: 400

NotFoundException

Lightsail throws this exception when it cannot find a resource.

HTTP Status Code: 400

OperationFailureException

Lightsail throws this exception when an operation fails to execute.

HTTP Status Code: 400

ServiceException

A general service exception.

HTTP Status Code: 500

UnauthenticatedException

Lightsail throws this exception when the user has not been authenticated.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: