Aruba ClearPass – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR), a key pair must be created for the server. These two items are a public/private key pair and cannot be separated. If the public/private key file or password is lost or changed before the SSL certificate is installed, the SSL certificate will need to be re-issued. The private key, CSR and certificate must all match in order for the installation to be successful. To create a new CSR for your Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager (CPPM) perform the steps below: Step 1: Generating your CSR & Privatekey: Open your Aruba ClearPass CPPM. Navigate to Administration > Certificate > Server Certificate. Click Create Certificate Signing Request. In the Create Certificate Signing Request pop-up window specify the […]

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Aruba ClearPass – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. Your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. To install your SSL certificate on Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager (CPPM) perform the steps below: Step 1: Downloading your SSL Certificate its Intermediate CA and Root certificate: For a Complete installation of your Server certificate on your Cisco WLC you will need three things. Your Server Certificate, Its Intermediate CA, and its Root Certificate. You will create a master all-certs.pem file that […]

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