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Feature: Implement scheduled deployment #329

webprofusion-chrisc opened this Issue Jun 18, 2018 · 0 comments


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webprofusion-chrisc commented Jun 18, 2018

While a certificate can generally be renewed at any time, the updated certificate file (or stored cert) may not actually be applied until a service restarts (such as Apache, MS Remote Desktop Gateway etc).

Ideally a user should be able to specify when to deploy a renewed certificate:

  • Time of day
  • Day of Week/Month

This would effectively be the post-request stage of the renewal process, including the post-request scripting (if any). This would require determining how to handle certificate stored before deployment (is it applied to the certificate store already?) and UI to specify target date/time preferences.

This overall concept is that many users will have a 'maintenance window' where they can tolerate service restarts etc. The assumption is that this would only take place if the certificate renewal has already succeeded (as a renewal can take multiple attempts and must tolerate failure, whereas deployment is generally expected to only happen once per renewed certificate).

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