When doing development for your API’s, you may want to test your API on HTTPS and not always you have luxury of using signed certificates for your API company URL’s. In those moments creating a Self Signed Certificate for your local URL is really helpful.

In the video below I will be showing you how to create a self signed certificate for your API.

I will be using tool named XCA, this tool is available for both Mac and Windows.

In my next blog I will be showing you how you can use this self signed certificate in Mule ESB runtime to create HTTPS api.