Certificates are designed to provide secure access to workloads deployed on the platform. These certificates are issued by a Certificate Authority, managed by a centralized certificate management system, securely (encrypted) stored in a database and subsequently assigned to the corresponding workload for SSL offloading.
A certificate are of two types:
- Server Certificate
- CA Certificate
The image below describes the typical steps that are performed in a sequence.
flowchart TD A(Login to Console) --> B(Create New Certificate) B --> C(Enter/Upload Certificate) C --> D(Enter/Upload Private Key) D --> |if required| E(Enter Password) E --> F(Database) D --> F