Enabling X.509 authentication - BlueCat Address Manager - 9.0.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

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BlueCat Address Manager
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9.0.0

How to enable X.509 authentication.

You will need to enable X.509 authentication as part of the HTTPS configuration.

To enable X.509 authentication:

  1. Select the Administration tab. Tabs remember the page you last worked on, so select the tab again to ensure you're on the Administration page.
  2. Under User Management, click Secure Access.
  3. Under General, set the following to enable HTTPS connection and X.509 authentication:
    • HTTPS—select Enable.
    • X.509 Authenticator—select an X.509 authenticator previously added to Address Manager.
  4. Under Server Certificate Settings, select Load Custom Certificate.
  5. Under Upload Certificate, set the following:
    • Private Key—click Choose File to upload server private key.
    • Use Password—select the check box to provide security for the private key.
      • Password—enter an alphanumeric password to secure your private key.
    • Domain Signed Certificate—click Choose File to upload your server certificate.
  6. Click Update.
When you finish configuring HTTPS, X.509 authentication is enabled.