How To Reissue 3-Year Certificates Without Losing Lifetime

Due to CAB forum baseline requirements, we are no longer able to issue certificates with a lifetime of more than 825 days (or 27 months). Technically speaking, our systems don’t process a “reissue” order any differently than issuing a new certificate. So, after February 21, 2018, when you reissue your 3-year certificate, our system will automatically […]

Partner Newsletter Issue 2 April 2018

By partnering with the industry leader, you benefit from DigiCert’s partner program, featuring the industry’s top talent and capabilities. We’re working to simplify certificate procurement & provisioning, allowing you to offer the best SSL/TLS and PKI solutions. Welcome This second issue of our DigiCert Partner News finds partners worldwide celebrating the change of seasons, and […]

Better Insights and Improved Validation Processes

We’re constantly working to offer the most attractive partner program out there. Accordingly, we’ve decided to make this blog more valuable by going beyond its current just-the-facts style. Moving forward, we intend to give you more insight into our intentions and ideas, alongside the feature highlights you’ve come to expect. Beyond communicating openly, we’ll share […]

Important Service Announcement Regarding Your Account

Enhancements and changes which are planned for release by mid-June 2018 will require your immediate attention or action, so please read this announcement. OCSP and CRL for Our Legacy Hierarchies For security and compliance best practices, we will update the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) and Certificate Revocation List (CRL) infrastructure for all certificates issued […]

Keeping Subscribers Safe: Partner Best Practices

As a Certificate Authority, we’ve always prioritized security when it comes to our infrastructure, adherence to industry standards, and the products we provide. As a DigiCert Partner, we want to make it easy for you to place that same level of care in security. After years of experience building our infrastructure—and working with our partners […]

Duplicate Emails Regarding Deprecation of 3-Year Certificates

Effective March 1, 2018, 3-year (and longer term) certificates have been deprecated by the CA/Browser Forum Ballot 193. Going forward, any public-facing SSL/TLS certificate can have a maximum lifespan of 825 days. In advance of Ballot 193’s effective date, we built a tool to resend Domain Control Validation (DCV) emails to WHOIS contacts concurrently with […]

3-Year Certificate Reissuance & Access to Order Comments

The following information is an update for partners for the weeks of 12 February 2018 and 19 February 2018. View Comments on Orders Partners can now access comments for new, renewal, and pending orders for all activity since 14 February 2018. Additionally, we’re going back and adding comments and authentication status to pending orders submitted […]

Partner Newsletter Issue 1 February 2018

Now that Symantec Website Security is part of DigiCert, we’re excited to bring together the industry’s top talent and capabilities. Our combined teams are working together to simplify certificate management and continue bringing you the best SSL/TLS and PKI solutions. Welcome to DigiCert! Welcome, New Partners This first issue of our DigiCert Partner News finds […]