NOTICE DATE: July 5, 2018
NOTICE TYPE: M-A0700518-01 Operations
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Replacement of expiring External Web Services (EWS) Application Programmatic Interface (API) Notification Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Digital Certificates
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Market Participant API administrators and User Security Administrators (USAs)
DAY AFFECTED: July 6, 2018 (MOTE) and July 20, 2018 (Production)
LONG DESCRIPTION: Market Participants that utilize ERCOT’s External Web Services (EWS) API receive responses back from ERCOT through a Notification endpoint. In ERCOT’s Market Operations Test Environment (MOTE) this endpoint is motenotifications.ercot.com. In ERCOT’s Production environment this endpoint is notification.ercot.com. Both endpoints utilize SSL Digital Certificates.
On Friday, July 6, 2018 at 15:00 CST, the MOTE SSL Digital Certificate will expire and will be replaced with a new Certificate.
On Friday, July 20, 2018 at 15:00 CST, ERCOT will replace the SSL Digital Certificate in the Production environment ahead of the expiration of the current Certificate on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 15:00 CST.
ERCOT requests that Market Participants add the new MOTE and Production SSL Digital Certificates to their key stores in order to continue to receive notifications from ERCOT.
ACTION REQUIRED: Market Participants must download the new MOTE and Production SSL Digital Certificates from the Digital Certificate Security Information page of the ERCOT website and add them to their API key stores in order to continue to receive notifications from ERCOT after the replacement of the expiring SSL Digital Certificates by ERCOT as shown below.
New SSL Digital Certificates shown below needed to after Friday, July 6, 2018 at 15:00 CST
New SSL Digital Certificates shown below needed after Friday, July 20, 2018 at 15:00 CST
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 [log in to unmask].
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