Download SSL certificate from aws certificate manager
You cannot download a SSL certificate from ACM.
Note: While this can be used to fetch the (already public) certificate, it does not download the private key necessary to use that certificate outside Amazon's systems.
It is now possible to download the certificate with the following command:
aws acm list-certificates / aws acm get-certificate
You cannot download from ACM. from the FAQ:
Q: Can I use certificates on Amazon EC2 instances or on my own servers?
A: No. At this time, certificates provided by ACM can only be used with specific AWS services
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