Upload Certificate

About this task

If you selected Upload existing certificate and private key in the Add Certificate dialog box, the Upload Certificate dialog box is displayed. Use this dialog box to add a certificate provided by a trusted certificate authority to make the certificate available for use on the appliance.
Note
A certificate of any size can be used, but it must be in PEM or PKCS#12 format.

To add a certificate:

Follow these steps

  1. In the Description text box, enter a short description of the certificate. This is the name that will appear in the Certificates list.
  2. Choose one of the following options:
    Choose from the following:
    • Select Paste certificate text to copy and paste the certificate.
    • Select Import certificate file to import the certificate from a file.
  3. Click Next to finish.

Results

The certificate is displayed in the Certificates list.

What to do next

Note
If you need to add an intermediate certificate, it should have a format similar to:
-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
  <The private key> 
-----END RSA PRIVATE KEY----- 
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
  <The SEA’s server certificate> 
-----END CERTIFICATE----- 
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- 
  <The intermediate certificate>
-----END CERTIFICATE-----
The SEA’s server certificate can be downloaded by clicking on the certificate name, then clicking Download.