How to move SSL Certificate from IIS to Titan FTP

Windows servers use PKCS#12 – .pfx/.p12 files to contain the public key file (SSL Certificate) and its unique private key file. The Certificate Authority (CA) provides you with your SSL Certificate (public key file). You use your server to generate the associated private key file where the CSR was created. You need both the public key and private keys for an SSL certificate to work properly on any system. Windows uses the pfx/p12 file to contain these two keys; therefore, if you need to transfer your SSL certificate from one server to another or store it someplace for safe keeping you need to create a .pfx/.p12 backup. To backup, export, and move an SSL certificate from Windows IIS systems  to […]

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How to move SSL Certificate from Apache to Titan FTP

Depending on your network you may have to move your SSL certificate and its private key from one system to another. This article covers how to move your SSL certificate, its private key, and its intermediate CA from Apache to Titan FTP Apache  systems are very customizable. The directory location and naming of the individual files needed vary depending on your personalized system. Below are generalized instructions. We will start by assuming that you have already successfully installed the SSL certificate on one Apache web server. Step 1: Finding your SSL Certificate, its Private key, and Intermediate CA file on Apache: Referencing the httpd.conf or ssl.conf  file on the Apache system look for the location and directories of the three files […]

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Titan FTP – CSR Instructions

In order to enroll for a certificate you must generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for your Titan FTP system you must generate your CSR from the system you plan on running the certificate. Like all certificates you must first create a CSR public/private key pair. These two items are unique and cannot be separated. The CSR you will give to the CA for signing and the private key will rest left on the system where the CSR was generated.  To generate a CSR on a Titan system perform the following. Step 1: Generating your CSR Private Key pair: Launch the Titan FTP Server Administrator. On the left pane expand to your respective domain and login. After Logging in navigate down and click […]

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Titan FTP – 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 a Titan FTP system perform the following. Step 1: Downloading your SSL Certificate & its Intermediate CA certificate: If you had the option of server type during enrollment and selected Other you will receive a x509/.cer/.crt/.pem version of your certificate within the email. Alternately you can access your Certificate User Portal by the supplied link in […]

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