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get-certificate

Description

Retrieves a certificate from your private CA. The ARN of the certificate is returned when you call the IssueCertificate action. You must specify both the ARN of your private CA and the ARN of the issued certificate when calling the GetCertificate action. You can retrieve the certificate if it is in the ISSUED state. You can call the CreateCertificateAuthorityAuditReport action to create a report that contains information about all of the certificates issued and revoked by your private CA.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  get-certificate
--certificate-authority-arn <value>
--certificate-arn <value>
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--certificate-authority-arn (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) that was returned when you called CreateCertificateAuthority . This must be of the form:

``arn:aws:acm-pca:region :account :certificate-authority/12345678-1234-1234-1234-123456789012 `` .

--certificate-arn (string)

The ARN of the issued certificate. The ARN contains the certificate serial number and must be in the following form:

``arn:aws:acm-pca:region :account :certificate-authority/12345678-1234-1234-1234-123456789012 /certificate/286535153982981100925020015808220737245 ``

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To retrieve an issued certificate

The following get-certificate example retrieves a certificate from the specified private CA.

aws acm-pca get-certificate \
    --certificate-authority-arn arn:aws:acm-pca:us-west-2:123456789012:certificate-authority/12345678-1234-1234-1234-123456789012 \
    --certificate-arn arn:aws:acm-pca:us-west-2:123456789012:certificate-authority/12345678-1234-1234-1234-123456789012/certificate/6707447683a9b7f4055627ffd55cebcc \
    --output text

Output:

The first part of the output is the certificate itself. The second part is the certificate chain that chains to the root CA certificate. Note that when you use the --output text option, a TAB character is inserted between the two certificate pieces (that is the cause of the indented text). If you intend to take this output and parse the certificates with other tools, you might need to remove the TAB character so it is processed correctly.

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
MIIEDzCCAvegAwIBAgIRAJuJ8f6ZVYL7gG/rS3qvrZMwDQYJKoZIhvcNAQELBQAw
cTELMAkGA1UEBhMCVVMxEzARBgNVBAgMCldhc2hpbmd0b24xEDAOBgNVBAcMB1Nl
    ....certificate body truncated for brevity....
tKCSglgZZrd4FdLw1EkGm+UVXnodwMtJEQyy3oTfZjURPIyyaqskTu/KSS7YDjK0
KQNy73D6LtmdOEbAyq10XiDxqY41lvKHJ1eZrPaBmYNABxU=
-----END CERTIFICATE-----
        -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
MIIDrzCCApegAwIBAgIRAOskdzLvcj1eShkoyEE693AwDQYJKoZIhvcNAQELBQAw
cTELMAkGA1UEBhMCVVMxEzARBgNVBAgMCldhc2hpbmd0b24xEDAOBgNVBAcMB1Nl
    ...certificate body truncated for brevity....
kdRGB6P2hpxstDOUIwAoCbhoaWwfA4ybJznf+jOQhAziNlRdKQRR8nODWpKt7H9w
dJ5nxsTk/fniJz86Ddtp6n8s82wYdkN3cVffeK72A9aTCOU=
-----END CERTIFICATE-----

Output

Certificate -> (string)

The base64 PEM-encoded certificate specified by the CertificateArn parameter.

CertificateChain -> (string)

The base64 PEM-encoded certificate chain that chains up to the on-premises root CA certificate that you used to sign your private CA certificate.