[pmg-devel] [PATCH pmg-docs v3 1/1] certs: add wildcard certificate support

Stoiko Ivanov s.ivanov at proxmox.com
Thu Apr 15 21:46:22 CEST 2021

Signed-off-by: Stoiko Ivanov <s.ivanov at proxmox.com>
 pmg-ssl-certificate.adoc | 12 ++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+)

diff --git a/pmg-ssl-certificate.adoc b/pmg-ssl-certificate.adoc
index 6cd44b1..64a2521 100644
--- a/pmg-ssl-certificate.adoc
+++ b/pmg-ssl-certificate.adoc
@@ -187,6 +187,18 @@ and set the `alias` property in the {pmg} node configuration file
 `/etc/pmg/node.conf` to `domain2.example` to allow the DNS server of
 `domain2.example` to validate all challenges for `domain1.example`.
+Wildcard Certificates
+Wildcard DNS names start with a `*.` prefix and are considered valid for all
+(one-level) subdomain names of the verified domain. So a certificate for
+`*.domain.example` is valid for example for `foo.domain.example` and
+`bar.domain.example`, but not for `baz.foo.domain.example`.
+You can currently create wildcard certificates only with the
+https://letsencrypt.org/docs/challenge-types/#dns-01-challenge[DNS challenge type].
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