Deploying SSL Certificates to Target Web Servers

  1. Overview
  2. Deploying certificates to a Windows server
  3. Deploying certificates to MS Certificate store
  4. Deploying certificates to Internet Information Services (IIS)
  5. Deploying certificates to a Linux server

1. Overview

Using Password Manager Pro, you can directly deploy selected SSL certificates onto target servers. To deploy an SSL certificate to a target server:

  1. Navigate to Certificates >>Certificates.
  2. Select the certificates that you want to deploy to target servers by clicking on the check boxes beside them.
  3. Click Deploy.
  4. In the Certificate Deployment window that opens, select the server type (Windows, MS Certificate Store, IIS, Linux) and provide the required details. The certificates are deployedto the specified servers in the specified path.

2. Deploying Certificates to a Windows Server

  1. To deploy certificates on Windows server, choose the server type as Windows.
  2. Select the Deployment type as single or multiple as per your need.
  3. For single deployment, provide the required details: Server Name, User Name, Password, Path, Certificate file name (optional).
  4. For certificate deployment on multiple servers, upload a .csv file comprising the following details: Server Name, User Name, Password, path, Certificate file name (optional).
  5. If you select the checkbox Use an account stored in Password Manager Pro, you need not provide the password as PMP will take the user account details directly from the database.
  6. After providing the details, click Deploy. The certificate is deployed to the specified server in the specified path.

3. Deploying Certificates to MS Certificate Store

  1. To deploy certificates to MS Certificate store, choose the server type as Microsoft Certificate Store.
  2. Select the Deployment type as single or multiple as per your need.
  3. For single deployment, provide the required details: Server Name, User Name, Password, Path.
  4. For certificate deployment on multiple servers, upload a .csv file comprising the following details: Server Name, User Name, Password, Path.
  5. If you select the checkbox Use an account stored in Password Manager Pro, you need not provide the password as PMP will take the user account details directly from the database.
  6. After providing the details, click Deploy.
  7. The selected certificates are deployed to Personal Certificates.

4. Deploying Certificates to Internet Information Services (IIS)

  1. To deploy certificates to Internet Information Services (IIS), choose the server type as IIS.
  2. Select the Deployment type as single or multiple as per your need.
  3. For single deployment, provide the required details: Server Name, User Name, Password, Path.
  4. For certificate deployment on multiple servers, upload a .csv file comprising the following details: Server Name, User Name, Password, Path.
  5. If you select the checkbox Use an account stored in Password Manager Pro, you need not provide the password as PMP will take the user account details directly from the database.
  6. After providing the details, click Deploy.

  1. The certificate(s) are deployed to Server certificates of the specified server(s).

5. Deploying Certificates to a Linux Server

  1. To deploy certificates to a Linux server, choose the server type as Linux.
  2. Select the Deployment type as single or multiple as per your need.
  3. For single deployment, provide the required details: Server Name, User Name, Password, Path, Certificate file name (optional).
  4. You can opt for a key-based authentication for password-less servers by choosing the Import Key credential type. Upload the private key associated with the required user account in the target server and provide the key passphrase.
  5. For certificate deployment on multiple servers, upload a .csv file comprising the following details: Server Name, User Name, Password, Path, Certificate file name (optional).

  6. If you select the checkbox Use an account stored in Password Manager Pro, you need not provide the password as PMP will take the user account details directly from the database.

  7. After providing the details, click Deploy. The certificate is deployed to the specified server in the specified path.

Note:

  • Key-based authentication option is available for single deployment type only.
  • The private key uploaded during key-based authentication is for one-time use only and is not stored anywhere in the Password Manager Pro database. If you wish to add it to the Password Manager Pro repository, use the Import Keys option from the SSH Keys tab to do it manually.

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