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TLS service options
Last updated August 13, 2020
Fastly provides a variety of Transport Layer Security (TLS) services that allow websites and applications to serve traffic over HTTPS, offering privacy and data security for services. To serve secure HTTPS traffic from Fastly, your website needs a valid TLS certificate with a matching private key. You can generate and upload these yourself or have Fastly do this automatically on your behalf.
TIP: Fastly’s pricing page details the current rates for our TLS services.
Certificates provided by Let’s Encrypt and any other Certification Authority are third-party technologies. Certificates provided by GlobalSign specifically are subject to the terms of GlobalSign's Subscriber Agreement, which can be found at https://www.globalsign.com/repository.
You are responsible for ensuring that you are the legitimate registrant and can demonstrate control of any domain that appears on a certificate procured on your behalf. For customers bringing their own certificates, both Fastly TLS and Concierge TLS service support Domain Validated (DV), Organization Validated (OV), and Extended Validation (EV) certificates.
If you’ve purchased Fastly’s PCI-compliant caching or HIPAA-compliant caching products, Fastly will enforce a minimum version of TLS 1.2 or higher for all connections to meet the compliance requirements mandated by the PCI Security Standards Council.
By default Fastly uses the Server Name Indication (SNI) extension. All modern browsers support SNI. Clients that do not support SNI (such as those on Windows XP and Android 2.x or earlier) will see a TLS handshake error.
Fastly supports SHA-256 certificates signed by publicly trusted certification authorities that have a minimum key size of 2048 bits for RSA public key encryption. For performance reasons, we strongly recommend using a 2048-bit key size for RSA when larger key sizes are not required for your application.
Fastly TLS allows paid account customers to manage TLS certificates on a domain-by-domain basis using our web interface or API (you can’t use Fastly TLS with a developer trial). With Fastly TLS, you can either generate and upload your own TLS certificates and private keys or instruct Fastly to automatically generate and manage TLS certificates via a third-party Certification Authority on your behalf.
How it works
If you bring your own certificates, you can use the Fastly web interface or API to upload TLS material. You must ensure you upload the relevant private key first before uploading the matching certificate.
When Fastly manages your certificates, you must prove that you control your domains by modifying DNS records to complete a certificate request. Fastly will generate one certificate per domain.
By default, Fastly installs TLS certificates at a shared set of IP addresses. When client requests get sent to Fastly, we select the correct certificates using the SNI extension of TLS that allows clients to present a hostname in the TLS handshake request.
IMPORTANT: Fastly TLS comes with a 50 certificate limit. To discuss how to raise this product’s certificate limit, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
How we bill for it
Fastly TLS is billed based on the number of fully qualified domain names (e.g.,
www.example.com) and wildcard domains (e.g.,
*.example.com) that are TLS enabled at the end of the month for your account.
Concierge TLS provides TLS-specific advanced configuration support sold as a packaged addition to Fastly’s Enterprise Support service option. Concierge TLS increases the Fastly TLS limit on domain additions from 50 to 100 and provides advanced TLS support and configuration options for Enterprises. To add Concierge TLS to your Enterprise Support option, contact email@example.com.
Other TLS options
In addition to Fastly TLS, we make several other TLS options available including shared certificate options and a managed option that uses a procured certificate from a commercial certification authority.
Shared TLS certificate options
Fastly offers the following shared TLS certificate options.
IMPORTANT: We plan to retire shared certificates for TLS 1.2 connections by December 31, 2020. Fastly TLS, with its associated web interface and API, offers similar functionality to the shared certificate products. For general questions about this announcement, contact our customer support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free TLS via the shared Fastly domain
Fastly offers a free TLS option that allows you to serve HTTPS traffic using an address like
example.global.ssl.fastly.net via a shared Fastly domain.
To use this option, follow the instructions in our guide to setting up free TLS and pay close attention to the noted limitations. If you have specific traffic routing, domain naming, or URL requirements, one of Fastly’s paid TLS options will provide you with more flexibility.
Shared TLS Certificate Service
Fastly’s Shared TLS Certificate Service allows you to serve HTTPS traffic using the Fastly Subject Alternative Name (SAN) certificate. You get to add up to five of your second-level domains and addresses to it, but Fastly does the certificate administration.
To purchase and use this option, follow the instructions in our guide to managing domains on TLS certificates. You’ll be billed automatically as a result of the changes you make in the Fastly web interface. Each time you add a second-level domain to a shared TLS certificate, your bill will increase. We charge you for additions one month at a time, at the end of the month, for whole calendar months only. We don't charge you for any partial months of use.
Shared TLS Wildcard Certificate Service
Fastly’s Shared TLS Wildcard Certificate Service allows you to serve HTTPS traffic using the Fastly SAN certificate. You get to add up to five of your wildcard domains and addresses to it, but Fastly does the certificate administration.
To purchase and use this option, follow the instructions in our guide to managing domains on TLS certificates. You’ll be billed automatically as a result of the changes you make in the Fastly web interface. Each time you add a wildcard domain to a shared TLS certificate, your bill will increase. We charge you for additions one month at a time, at the end of the month, for whole calendar months only. We don't charge you for any partial months of use.
Dedicated IP addresses
IMPORTANT: This information is part of a limited availability release. For more information, see our product and feature lifecycle descriptions.
On a limited availability basis, Fastly can install customer-provided certificates at a dedicated set of IP addresses specified via customer-specific DNS records. These DNS records can be set up to use three possible network routing options (sometimes referred to as network maps or domain maps) that allow you to choose which parts of the Fastly network to use.
To see if your company meets the qualification criteria for this option, contact email@example.com.
Certificate Procurement, Management, and Hosting
Fastly offers a Certificate Procurement, Management, and Hosting Service where we purchase dedicated TLS certificates on your behalf, and then host them and manage them for you. When you purchase this service:
- Each certificate purchased will support 2,500 bytes of SAN entries up to a maximum of 150 SAN entries.
- When the limits on any purchased certificate are reached, Fastly will purchase an additional one for you with the same limits, managing and hosting it on your behalf.
- All certificates will be served using SNI technology.
- All new SAN entries require you to verify your control of the domains requested.
- You manage additions and removals of SAN entries using our web interface.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in purchasing this hosting option.Back to Top