NOTICE DATE: February 5, 2021
NOTICE TYPE: M-A011421-03 General
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Reminder - ERCOT’s External Web Services Secure Sockets Layer certificate renewal update
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Market Participant personnel that administer programmatic access to ERCOT’s External Web Services
DAYS AFFECTED: February 16, 2021
LONG DESCRIPTION: This Notice refers to production URLs only.
On February 16, 2021 at 11:00 CDT, ERCOT will replace the DigiCert issued production ERCOT API Public Key SSL certificate used by the External Web Services (EWS) with a new GlobalSign issued production ERCOT API Public Key Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate.
URLs affected by this change:
Note: there is no impact to Market Participants who access secure ERCOT websites through a web browser.
ACTION REQUIRED: Market Participants must download and install the following into their application's key store:
- the new ERCOT API Public Key,
- the GlobalSign RSA Organization Validation CA - 2018 Intermediate SSL Certificate, and
- the GlobalSign Root R3 SSL Certificate
SSL certificate documentation and all Certificates, including the updated public key, are available for download on ERCOT.com at http://www.ercot.com/services/mdt/webservices/.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please review the ERCOT website for previous Market Notices related to this subject.
CONTACT: If you have any questions, please contact your ERCOT Account Manager. You may also call the general ERCOT Client Services phone number at (512) 248-3900 or contact ERCOT Client Services via email at ClientServices@ercot.com.
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