MAC OS X EL CAPITAN: INSTALL YOUR SSL CERTIFICATE


MAC OS X EL CAPITAN SERVER (10.11): HOW TO GENERATE A CSR WITH THE SERVER APP
When you receive your SSL Certificate, you must first install the intermediate certificate on your server. Then, install your SSL Certificate on the server. Lastly, you must assign the certificate to Services.

i. MAC OS X EL CAPITAN: HOW TO INSTALL THE INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE.


1. Save the Zip file your_domain_com.zip onto your server, the SSL Certificate file (your_domain_com.crt), and the DigiCert Intermediate Certificate file (DigiCertCA.crt) to one folder.

.crt file

2. Select KEYCHAIN ACCESS. This is located in Finder, select Applications, then select Utilities to view and SELECT the KEYCHAIN ACCESS option.

keychain access

3. Once you have opened KEYCHAIN ACCESS, SELECT System listed under Keychains.

System access menu

4. Select the DigiCertCA.crt file and move it to the System folder.

Move .crt file

5. Type in the administrator’s password and press MODIFY KEYCHAIN to finalize the change.

ii. MAC OS X EL CAPITAN: HOW TO INSTALL YOUR SSL CERTIFICATE


1. Open the folder that has your SSL Certificate file (yourdomain_com.crt). Make sure to keep this folder open in order to reference this file later.

2. Select the Server App. This in located in Finder, and below the FAVORITES option press APPLICATIONS. Then, SELECT server.

Click Server

3. Within the SERVER APP, listed under CHOOSE A MAC there are two choices to click based on which server you want to install your SSL Certificate:

To install the SSL on this server:

i. Click THIS MAC- YourServerName and then press CONTINUE.

ii. Type in your ADMINISTRATOR NAME and ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD, then press ALLOW.

To install the SSL on a different server:

i. Click OTHER MAC- YourServerName and then press CONTINUE.

ii. Type in HOST NAME/IP ADDRESS, your ADMINISTRATOR NAME and ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD, then press ALLOW.

Click Continue

4. Then, within the Server App SELECT Certificates located under the Server menu.

Select Your domain

5. Once on the CERTIFICATES window, select the Pending certificate that was previously generated when you created your CSR.

6. Then, on the certificate’s page (www.yourdomain.com), and select CERTIFICATE FILES. Move the “Files received from your certificate vendor here” box to your SSL Certificate file (yourdomain_com.crt).

Select Certificate Files

7. SELECT OK.

Click Ok

iii. MAC OS X EL CAPITAN: HOW TO ASSIGN YOUR SSL CERTIFICATE TO SERVICES


1. Open the SERVER APP, and select Certificates located under the Server list.

Certificates Menu

2. Once on the Certificates window, select CUSTOM from the “Secure Services using” menu.

Certificates Menu

3. This will take you to the Service Certificates screen. Under the Certificate list, choose your new SSL Certificate for each of the Services you want to assign. For instance, within the Certificate menu there is an option for Websites (Server Website-SSL) for you to click on your new SSL Certificate.

Certificate Services

4. After this is done, press OK.

5. You have now officially installed, configured, and assigned your Services to your SSL Certificate.

MAC OS X EL CAPITAN SERVER (10.11): HOW TO GENERATE A CSR WITH THE SERVER APP
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