AWS Certificate Manager Private Certificate Authority
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Planning Your ACM Private CA Deployment

ACM Private CA gives you complete, cloud-based control over your organization's private PKI (public key infrastructure), extending from a root certificate authority (CA), through subordinate CAs, to end-entity certificates. Thorough planning is essential for a PKI that is secure, maintainable, extensible, and suited to your organization's needs. This section provides guidance on designing a CA hierarchy, managing your private CA and private end-entity certificate lifecycles, and applying best practices for security.