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Install SSL on Cisco Secure Access Control Server (ACS)

Download and copy your certificate files to your server

Download your SSL certificate and support files by clicking on the download link in your fulfillment email or from your GeoCerts SSL Manager account. Unzip the files and copy them into the directory where you will keep your certificates. Some files in the zip may or may not be used depending on your server type.

Import and Install the GeoTrust Intermediate Certificate

  1. First you will need to install the GeoTrust Intermediaet Certificate (GeoTrust_Intermediate.txt).
  2. Login to ACS and click System Configuration.
  3. Click ACS Certificate Setup.
  4. Select ACS Certification Authority Setup.
  5. In the CA certificate file box, enter file name and path to GeoTrust_Intermediate.txt you saved in the previous step. Click Submit.

Import and Install the SSL Server Certificate

  1. Next install your SSL Server Certificate (your_domain_com.txt).
  2. Login to ACS and click System Configuration.
  3. Click ACS Certificate Setup.
  4. Select Install ACS Certificate.
  5. Choose Read certificate from file and enter the path and file name to your_domain_com.txt. Fill out the remaining parts of the form and click Submit.
  6. Select System Configuration > Service Control and click Restart.

Verify Installation

New To verify if your certificate is installed correctly, use our Certificate Installation Checker.

Test your SSL certificate by using a browser to connect to your server. Use the https protocol directive. For example, if your SSL was issued to secure.mysite.com, enter https://secure.mysite.com into your browser.

Your browser's padlock icon Browser padlock will be displayed in the locked position if your certificate is installed correctly and the server is properly configured for SSL.

Additional Resources:

Cisco ACS Configuration Example.

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