DeleteCertificateAuthority - AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority


The following Java sample shows how to use the DeleteCertificateAuthority operation.

This operation deletes the private certificate authority (CA) that you created using the CreateCertificateAuthority operation. The DeleteCertificateAuthority operation requires that you provide an ARN for the CA to be deleted. You can find the ARN by calling the ListCertificateAuthorities operation. You can delete the private CA immediately if its status is CREATING or PENDING_CERTIFICATE. If you have already imported the certificate, however, you cannot delete it immediately. You must first disable the CA by calling the UpdateCertificateAuthority operation and set the Status parameter to DISABLED. You can then use the PermanentDeletionTimeInDays parameter in the DeleteCertificateAuthority operation to specify the number of days, from 7 to 30. During that period the private CA can be restored to disabled status. By default, if you do not set the PermanentDeletionTimeInDays parameter, the restoration period is 30 days. After this period expires, the private CA is permanently deleted and cannot be restored. For more information, see Restore a CA.

For a Java example that shows you how to use the RestoreCertificateAuthority operation, see RestoreCertificateAuthority.

package com.amazonaws.samples; import com.amazonaws.auth.AWSCredentials; import com.amazonaws.auth.profile.ProfileCredentialsProvider; import com.amazonaws.client.builder.AwsClientBuilder; import com.amazonaws.client.builder.AwsClientBuilder.EndpointConfiguration; import com.amazonaws.auth.AWSStaticCredentialsProvider; import; import; import; import com.amazonaws.AmazonClientException; import; import; import; import; public class DeleteCertificateAuthority { public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception{ // Retrieve your credentials from the C:\Users\name\.aws\credentials file // in Windows or the .aws/credentials file in Linux. AWSCredentials credentials = null; try { credentials = new ProfileCredentialsProvider("default").getCredentials(); } catch (Exception e) { throw new AmazonClientException("Cannot load your credentials from disk", e); } // Define the endpoint for your sample. String endpointRegion = "region"; // Substitute your region here, e.g. "us-west-2" String endpointProtocol = "https://acm-pca." + endpointRegion + ""; EndpointConfiguration endpoint = new AwsClientBuilder.EndpointConfiguration(endpointProtocol, endpointRegion); // Create a client that you can use to make requests. AWSACMPCA client = AWSACMPCAClientBuilder.standard() .withEndpointConfiguration(endpoint) .withCredentials(new AWSStaticCredentialsProvider(credentials)) .build(); // Create a requrest object and set the ARN of the private CA to delete. DeleteCertificateAuthorityRequest req = new DeleteCertificateAuthorityRequest(); // Set the certificate authority ARN. req.withCertificateAuthorityArn("arn:aws:acm-pca:region:account:" + "certificate-authority/11111111-2222-3333-4444-555555555555"); // Set the recovery period. req.withPermanentDeletionTimeInDays(12); // Delete the CA. try { client.deleteCertificateAuthority(req); } catch (ResourceNotFoundException ex) { throw ex; } catch (InvalidArnException ex) { throw ex; } catch (InvalidStateException ex) { throw ex; } catch (RequestFailedException ex) { throw ex; } } }