For a list of methods for this resource, see the end of this page.

Resource representations

An SslCertificate resource. This resource provides a mechanism to upload an SSL key and certificate to the load balancer to serve secure connections from the user.

  "kind": "compute#sslCertificate",
  "id": unsigned long,
  "creationTimestamp": string,
  "name": string,
  "description": string,
  "selfLink": string,
  "certificate": string,
  "privateKey": string
Property name Value Description Notes
certificate string A local certificate file. The certificate must be in PEM format. The certificate chain must be no greater than 5 certs long. The chain must include at least one intermediate cert.
creationTimestamp string [Output Only] Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.
description string An optional description of this resource. Provide this property when you create the resource.
id unsigned long [Output Only] The unique identifier for the resource. This identifier is defined by the server.
kind string [Output Only] Type of the resource. Always compute#sslCertificate for SSL certificates.
name string Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression [a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])? which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.
privateKey string A write-only private key in PEM format. Only insert requests will include this field.


Deletes the specified SslCertificate resource.
Returns the specified SslCertificate resource. Get a list of available SSL certificates by making a list() request.
Creates a SslCertificate resource in the specified project using the data included in the request.
Retrieves the list of SslCertificate resources available to the specified project.

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