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A Certificate Authority (CA) issues client certificates used in authentication. In order to authenticate a user, a CA certificate is needed.

This article describes how to add certificate authority, server certificate, and client certificate for the Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface.

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Prerequisites

 Prerequisites
  • The certificate authority, server certificate, and client certificate files must be available.

Step-by-step instruction

 Log in to Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface
  1. Log in to the Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface with your admin user.
 Add certificate authority
  1. In the Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface, go to Manage System.
  2. Click Certificates > Add Certificate Authority...
  3. Check Enable Certificate Authority.
  4. Enter a Display Name used to identify the certificate authority.
  5. Browse to and select the certificate authority file.
  6. Decide if revocation control shall be used or not.
  7. Click Finish.
 Add server certificate
  1. In the Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface, go to Manage System.
  2. Click Certificates > Add Server Certificate...
  3. Enter a Display Name used to identify the server certificate.
  4. Browse to and select the server Certificate file.
  5. Browse to and select the server Key file.

    The server certificate must be in PKCS#8 format.

  6. If the information is encrypted, enter Password.
  7. Make other selections if applicable.
  8. Select the created CA Certificates.
  9. Click Save.
 Add client certificate
  1. In the Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface, go to Manage System.
  2. Click Certificates > Manage Client Certificate Settings...
  3. Enter a Display Name used to identify the client certificate.

  4. Browse to and select the client Certificate file.

  5. Browse to and select the client Key file.

  6. If the information is encrypted, enter Password.

  7. Click Save.

 Select server certificate for access point
  1. In the Hybrid Access Gateway administration interface, go to Manage System.
  2. Click Access Points.
  3. Add or edit an access point.
  4. In Server Certificate, select the server certificate you just added.
  5. Click Save.

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