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Overview

The Certificate manager module is used to manage certificates on your FreePBX server

Logging In

  • From the top menu click  Admin
  • In the drop down click Certificate Management

  Managing Certificate Authority (CA)

In the right navigation menu click Certificate Authority Settings

Upload a new Certificate Authority

Host Name

DNS or Host Name

Organization Name

Name of the Organization

Passphrase

Passphrase used to access this certificate and generate new client certificates. If you don't use a passphrase when generating a new certifcate, then the private key is not encrypted with any symmetric cipher - it is output completely unprotected. If you don't provide a passphrase when uploading a certificate you will have to provide the passphrase everytime a new certificate is needed

Save Passphrase

Whether to store the password in the database so that new certificates can be generated automatically.

 

 

The Passphrase is stored in PLAIN TEXT! You have been warned. Use Something you don't care about or use!

 

Private Key

Your Private Key File

Certificate

Your Certificate File

Generate a new Certificate Authority

Host Name

DNS or Host Name

Organization Name

Name of the Organization

Passphrase

Passphrase used to access this certificate and generate new client certificates. If you don't use a passphrase when generating a new certifcate, then the private key is not encrypted with any symmetric cipher - it is output completely unprotected. If you don't provide a passphrase when uploading a certificate you will have to provide the passphrase everytime a new certificate is needed

Save Passphrase

Whether to store the password in the database so that new certificates can be generated automatically.

 

 

The Passphrase is stored in PLAIN TEXT! You have been warned. Use Something you don't care about or use!

 

New Certificate

On the right side navigation menu click New Certificate

 

Generate a New Certificate

 

Certificate Authority

Choose the appropriate authority, You may have just the one you created a moment ago.

Name

Give the Certificate a name

Description

Give this certificate a brief description

Upload New Certificate

Name

Give the Certificate a name

Description

Give this certificate a brief description

Private Key

Your Key file

Certificate

Your Certificate file

Editing a Certificate

Click the name of the certificate you want to change (Above you see General, which is a certificate I created.)

From this window you can Delete the certificate or update the name and/or Description.

After updating the fields click Update Certificate

Managing the Certificate Authority

In general you shouldn't touch anything here. The buttons are all disabled by default.

If you decide to check the box and enable the buttons, you can delete, re-generate, or upload a new CA. This will invalidate ALL your current certificates.

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