How to Install the SSL Certificate

Affected software version: 1.1.26 and up
Role: Admin

Jatheon appliance comes with a self-signed SSL certificate. However, it is possible to purchase an SSL from your Certificate Authority and install it on the Jatheon server.  

To install the SSL certificate, log in with Admin privileges and go to Admin Menu. Click System on the left and select the SSL Certificates tab.

Click Generate New Private Key, fill in the required fields and click OK.

Note: Common Name is the FQDN of your Jatheon appliance. 

Next, click Generate Certificate Signing Request (CSR).

Highlight the entire CSR, right click on it and select Copy.

You can then navigate to your CA and purchase a Tomcat type SSL certificate. Once the CA issues the SSL, you will be presented with the option to download it and get your FQDN SSL.

In order to properly create the certificate chain, you will also need to look for and download the root and intermediate certificate from your CA, or a bundle containing both.

You can find repositories for root, intermediate and/or bundles for the most popular CAs on the following links:

Once you have everything ready, you can go back to Jatheon SSL Installation interface and start uploading certificates in this order:

bundle then

Click on Choose File and then click on Upload for each of the files you are importing. 

Once all of the files are uploaded, click Import. After you receive the notification that files have been imported successfully, click Restart Web Server. 

Need more info? Watch this video overview of the SSL certificate installation procedure:



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