SSL Installation Instructions (All Systems)

After your certificate has been issued like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. It will be either in the application or left somewhere on a directory and path you choose when you generated the CSR. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. If you do not see your server listed perform a search, or you may have to contact your server vender or hosting provider for best practices on how to install a SSL certificate on your system. Check your […]

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Cisco Wireless LAN Controller – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) a key pair must be created for the server. These two items are a public key and a private key pair and cannot be separated. Cisco Wireless Lan Controller (WLC) is a very complex system with unconventional implementation of its keypairs for encryption. CSR creation and certificate installation may vary as your custom environment system may differ. Below are generalized instructions. The utility “openssl” is used to generate the key and CSR and used to perform conversions. This utility comes with the OpenSSL package and is usually installed under /usr/local/ssl/bin. If you have a custom installation, you will need to adjust these instructions appropriately. To generate a CSR on Cisco WLC perform the following. Step […]

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