How to install a SSL Certificate for Webstar 4.x Server
Step 1: Obtain Intermediate CA Certificate
- Copy the Intermediate CA certificate from your Secure128 portal under “Order Details”.
- Be sure there are 5 dashes to either side of the BEGIN CERTIFICATE and END CERTIFICATE and that no white spaces, extra line breaks or additional characters have been inadvertently added.
Step 2: Obtain the SSL Certificate
- The SSL certificate will be sent by email. The certificate is included as an attachment (Cert.cer) and it is also imbedded in the body of the email. Copy the certificate.
- The text file should look like this:
- Be sure there are 5 dashes to either side of the BEGIN CERTIFICATE and END CERTIFICATE and that no white space, extra line breaks or additional characters have been inadvertently added.
- Refer back to the Intermediate Certificate obtained in Step 1. Copy and paste the text, then paste your SSL certificate on the top.
- The file should look like this when finished:
(your SSL certificate)
( Intermediate certificate)
Save the file as mycertificate.pem
Step 3. Install the SSL Certificate
- Select SSL Security in WebSTAR Admin, Settings window (on any machine).
- The top area lists the IP addresses you have set using the IP Secondary Addresses file. The lower area sets your security options, including certificate and private key data. The checkboxes set your policy regarding incoming connections.
- Each IP address uses a different certificate. You can have certificates for several of these addresses, but one IP address can only have a single certificate.
- Select the item for the IP address which corresponds to the host name of the current Certificate.
- Select SSL 2 and SSL 3 on the Security popup menu.
- Use the Certificate Choose button to select the certificate file you have saved in your host root folder described in Generate a Key.
- Use the Private Key File Choose button to select the private key file saved in your host root folder.
- Enter your Private Key Password into the appropriate field.
- Click the Save button and look at the server Status window. You should see a message confirming that the SSL certificate was accepted.
Verify your Certificate is installed correctly