System for a Single CA Request to Generate Multiple Certificates and Method for Failover Support between the Multiple Certificates
Publication Date: 2015-Sep-30
The IP.com Prior Art Database
Disclosed is a system and method for requesting multiple non-overlapping Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates valid from a Certificate Authority (CA), in a single transaction with the CA. The system comprises a mechanism to request a plurality of certificates for a variety of date ranges, possibly with validity beginning in the future, which enables the creation of a single CA request for failover with multiple certificates.