KB 20160622-1 Testing Cayosoft Administrator Web Portal with a Self-Signed SSL Certificate

Using a Self-Signed SSL Certificate for testing the web portal:

  1. Open Internet Information Manager (Start type inetmgr, press ENTER)
  2. Double lick on the Server Certificate
  3. On the Action menu, click Create Self-Signed Certificate
  4. Enter a friendly name for your certificate, then click OK
  5. Your certificate will be generated in the background

Assigning a Self-Signed SSL Certificate for testing the web site:

  1. Open Internet Information Manager (Start type inetmgr, press ENTER)
  2. Expand the Server, then Expand Sites folder.
  3. Select the Default web site
  4. On the Action menu, click Bindings…
  5. In the Site Bindings dialog box click Add
  6. Change type to https
  7. Enter the host name
  8. Change SSL certificate to the name of the certificate you created above
  9. Click OK
    You will see the protocol https under the type column with the Host Name column set to the serer name you provided above.
  10. Click Close

Connecting to the Web Portal with SSL:

  1. Open your a web browser
  2. Enter the URL as follows, replacing server.domain.com with the name you assigned to the certificate.
    https://server.domain.com/cayosoftwebadmin/

Require SSL for the Cayosoft Web Portal

  1. Open Internet Information Manager (Start type inetmgr, press ENTER)
  2. Expand the Server, then Expand Sites folder.
  3. Expand Default web site
  4. Select CayosoftWebAdmin site
  5. Double click SSL Settings
  6. Click Require SSL
  7. On the Action menu click Apply

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