Note: You are viewing the documentation for an older major version of the AWS CLI (version 1).

AWS CLI version 2, the latest major version of AWS CLI, is now stable and recommended for general use. To view this page for the AWS CLI version 2, click here. For more information see the AWS CLI version 2 installation instructions and migration guide.

[ 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, 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 Amazon Web Services Region.
  • RDS has already moved to a new default CA certificate for the specified Amazon Web Services 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

Synopsis

  modify-certificates
[--certificate-identifier <value>]
[--remove-customer-override | --no-remove-customer-override]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]
[--debug]
[--endpoint-url <value>]
[--no-verify-ssl]
[--no-paginate]
[--output <value>]
[--query <value>]
[--profile <value>]
[--region <value>]
[--version <value>]
[--color <value>]
[--no-sign-request]
[--ca-bundle <value>]
[--cli-read-timeout <value>]
[--cli-connect-timeout <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 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.

Global Options

--debug (boolean)

Turn on debug logging.

--endpoint-url (string)

Override command's default URL with the given URL.

--no-verify-ssl (boolean)

By default, the AWS CLI uses SSL when communicating with AWS services. For each SSL connection, the AWS CLI will verify SSL certificates. This option overrides the default behavior of verifying SSL certificates.

--no-paginate (boolean)

Disable automatic pagination.

--output (string)

The formatting style for command output.

  • json
  • text
  • table

--query (string)

A JMESPath query to use in filtering the response data.

--profile (string)

Use a specific profile from your credential file.

--region (string)

The region to use. Overrides config/env settings.

--version (string)

Display the version of this tool.

--color (string)

Turn on/off color output.

  • on
  • off
  • auto

--no-sign-request (boolean)

Do not sign requests. Credentials will not be loaded if this argument is provided.

--ca-bundle (string)

The CA certificate bundle to use when verifying SSL certificates. Overrides config/env settings.

--cli-read-timeout (int)

The maximum socket read time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket read will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

--cli-connect-timeout (int)

The maximum socket connect time in seconds. If the value is set to 0, the socket connect will be blocking and not timeout. The default value is 60 seconds.

Examples

Note

To use the following examples, you must have the AWS CLI installed and configured. See the Getting started guide in the AWS CLI User Guide for more information.

Unless otherwise stated, all examples have unix-like quotation rules. These examples will need to be adapted to your terminal's quoting rules. See Using quotation marks with strings in the AWS CLI User Guide .

To temporarily override the system-default SSL/TLS certificate for new DB instances

The following modify-certificates example temporarily overrides the system-default SSL/TLS certificate for new DB instances.

aws rds modify-certificates \
    --certificate-identifier rds-ca-2019

Output:

{
    "Certificate": {
        "CertificateIdentifier": "rds-ca-2019",
        "CertificateType": "CA",
        "Thumbprint": "EXAMPLE123456789012",
        "ValidFrom": "2019-09-19T18:16:53Z",
        "ValidTill": "2024-08-22T17:08:50Z",
        "CertificateArn": "arn:aws:rds:us-east-1::cert:rds-ca-2019",
        "CustomerOverride": true,
        "CustomerOverrideValidTill": "2024-08-22T17:08:50Z"
    }
}

For more information, see Rotating your SSL/TLS certificate in the Amazon RDS User Guide and Rotating your SSL/TLS certificate in the Amazon Aurora User Guide.

Output

Certificate -> (structure)

A CA certificate for an Amazon Web Services 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.