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SSL for SaaS

Cloudflare SSL for SaaS extends the security and performance benefits of Cloudflare’s network to your customers via their own custom or “vanity” domains. For example, a customer may want to use their “vanity” domain app.customer.com to point to an application hosted on your Cloudflare zone service.saas.com. Issuing certificates requires minimal interaction from your customer to add a CNAME from their custom hostname to your domain. Once the CNAME is added, a single API call to issue an SSL for SaaS certificate initiates domain validation with a Certificate Authority (CA) and issuance of two SSL certificates:

  • an SHA-2/ECDSA
  • an SHA-2/RSA

Cloudflare manages the entire certificate lifecycle including initial issuance and renewal. Additionally, SSL for SaaS supports certificates acquired elsewhere.