Install CA Signed
Certificate for Secure Data Transmission
To install CA signed certificate for secure data transmission, perform the following steps:
Install CA signed certificate
Steps to install CA signed certificate for secure data transmission:
Before You Begin
For Cisco Prime Collaboration
Release 11.5 and later
Ensure that the Root
Certificate is part of the Signed Certificate.
Ensure that SSL is
enabled on the browser to use CA signed certificate.
Administration > Certificate Management > Prime Collaboration
the CA signed Certificate (in PKCS12 format) from your local system.
and verify the certificates password of PKCS#12 file, if you have configured
the password while generating the certificate, otherwise it can be left empty.
message is displayed, stating that the services will be restarted.
Continue on receiving the warning message.
The certificates are successfully imported on the server.
You must manually restart the Cisco Prime Collaboration server after you import the certificates. To restart Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance server, log in as admin user and enter the following commands:
After the service restart, the login page is displayed. The security warning page (where you make the selection for the login page to appear) is no longer displayed.
Before you launch the Cisco Prime Collaboration server, we recommend that you import the primary and secondary intermediate certificates to the browser. This ensures that you do not get a warning about your connection not being private, when you launch the server for the first time after the CA signed certificate installation.
You can import PKCS12 certificate with any alias name.
You should use the certificates in PKCS#12 (.pfx or .p12) format as PEM/DER (.pem, .cer, .der, .key, and so on) formats are not supported.
For Cisco Prime Collaboration Release 11.6 and later
Make sure you import a PKCS12 (.pfx or .p12) format signed certificate.
The certificate must contain primecollab alias.
The Key password for primecollab alias must be same as the certificate password.
To import the primary/intermediate/secondary certificates to the browser, see the following table: