Generating an SSL Certificate using Internal CA

Generating an SSL Certificate using Internal CA

This article will list the steps you will need to follow to generate an SSL certificate using Internal CA.

  1. Log in to the product as an administrator and navigate to Admin tab > General Settings > Connection.
  2. Click the SSL Certificate Tool link in the HTTPS field.
  3. Select the Generate certificate option and fill in the following fields.
    1. Common Name: Enter the name of the server where ADManager Plus is running.
    2. SAN Names: Specify additional hostnames (sites, IP addresses, common names, etc.) that must be protected by the certificate.
    3. Organization Unit: Enter the name of the department or the OU that must be specified in the certificate.
    4. Organization: Enter the legal name of your organization.
    5. City: Enter the city where your organization is located.
    6. State/Province: Enter the state and province where your organization is located.
    7. Country Code: Enter the two-letter code of the country where your organization is located.
    8. Password: Enter the password that must be used to protect the certificate. The password must be at least 6 characters in length. 
    9. Validity (In Days): Enter the number of days the certificate should be valid. The default value is 90 days. 
    10. Public Key Length (In Bits): Enter the public key size in bits. The default key size is 1024 bits.
  4. Click Generate CSR.
  5. Issue the SSL certificate using an internal CA. An internal CA is a member server or domain controller in a specific domain, that has been assigned the role of a CA.
  6. Connect to the Microsoft Certificate Services of your internal CA and click on the Request a certificate link. 
  7. Click Advanced certificate request and select Submit a certificate by using a base-64-encoded CMC or PKCS #10 file, or submit a renewal request by using a base-64-encoded PKCS #7 file option.

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