New certificate

Use the new certificate command to create a new certificate that Octopus Server can use to authenticate itself with its Tentacles.

New certificate options

Usage: octopus.server new-certificate [<options>]

Where [<options>] is any of:

      --instance=VALUE       Name of the instance to use
      --config=VALUE         Configuration file to use
      --replace              Replaces the existing certificate that Octopus
                               Server uses to authenticate itself with its
      --export-pfx=VALUE     Exports the new certificate to the specified
                               file; for use with the import-certificate command
      --pfx-password=VALUE   The password to use for the exported pfx file
                             Skips the database compatibility check
                             Skips the database schema upgrade checks. Use
                               with caution

Or one of the common options:

      --help                 Show detailed help for this command

Basic examples

This example creates a new certificate for instance MyNewInstance and replaces the old one:

octopus.server new-certificate --instance="MyNewInstance" --replace

This example creates a new certificate and exports it to a PFX file:

octopus.server new-certificate --export-pfx="c:\temp\new-certificate.pfx" --pfx-password="$uper$3cretPassw0rd"

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Page updated on Sunday, January 1, 2023