Cloudflare + AWS API Gateway

So you want to use Cloudflare SSL certificates with AWS API Gateway?

First, create an origin certificate in Cloudflare’s and then import it into the AWS Certificate Manager.

Cloudflare -> SSL/TLS-> Origin Certificate -> Create Certificate

Cloudflare Origin Certificate

Open the AWS Certificate Manager and provide it with your certificate body and private key.

The certificate manager will ask you for a certificate chain. You can get that here.

AWS Certificate Manager

Click Review and Import.

You are now ready to use it in the AWS API Gateway.

AWS API Gateway

Happy Hacking!

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