How To Enable ACME for Your Private PKI

Introduction - What is ACME?

ACME (Automatic Certificate Management Environment) is a communication protocol for automating certificate lifecycle between certificate authorities and servers. This automation dramatically reduces the cost of certificate lifecycle and prevents costly outages. How ACME works

Since ACME depends on the validation of domain ownership, an agent has to be deployed in your local network. In the following pages we will guide you on how to setup the ACME agent and connect it to your CA.

Steps to Setup ACME for your Private CA

Once You have an EZCA SSL CA (Doesn’t matter if it is a cloud based CA or a connection to your Existing Windows ADCS CA), you can enable ACME for your private endpoints by following the following steps:

  1. Register Agent in EZCA
  2. Setup EZCA ACME Agent