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[ aws . rds ]

modify-certificates

Description

Override the system-default Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) certificate for Amazon RDS for new DB instances temporarily, or remove the override.

By using this operation, you can specify an RDS-approved SSL/TLS certificate for new DB instances that is different from the default certificate provided by RDS. You can also use this operation to remove the override, so that new DB instances use the default certificate provided by RDS.

You might need to override the default certificate in the following situations:

  • You already migrated your applications to support the latest certificate authority (CA) certificate, but the new CA certificate is not yet the RDS default CA certificate for the specified AWS Region.
  • RDS has already moved to a new default CA certificate for the specified AWS Region, but you are still in the process of supporting the new CA certificate. In this case, you temporarily need additional time to finish your application changes.

For more information about rotating your SSL/TLS certificate for RDS DB engines, see Rotating Your SSL/TLS Certificate in the Amazon RDS User Guide .

For more information about rotating your SSL/TLS certificate for Aurora DB engines, see Rotating Your SSL/TLS Certificate in the Amazon Aurora User Guide .

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  modify-certificates
[--certificate-identifier <value>]
[--remove-customer-override | --no-remove-customer-override]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--certificate-identifier (string)

The new default certificate identifier to override the current one with.

To determine the valid values, use the describe-certificates AWS CLI command or the DescribeCertificates API operation.

--remove-customer-override | --no-remove-customer-override (boolean)

A value that indicates whether to remove the override for the default certificate. If the override is removed, the default certificate is the system default.

--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.

Output

Certificate -> (structure)

A CA certificate for an AWS account.

CertificateIdentifier -> (string)

The unique key that identifies a certificate.

CertificateType -> (string)

The type of the certificate.

Thumbprint -> (string)

The thumbprint of the certificate.

ValidFrom -> (timestamp)

The starting date from which the certificate is valid.

ValidTill -> (timestamp)

The final date that the certificate continues to be valid.

CertificateArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) for the certificate.

CustomerOverride -> (boolean)

Whether there is an override for the default certificate identifier.

CustomerOverrideValidTill -> (timestamp)

If there is an override for the default certificate identifier, when the override expires.