Installation Instructions for NetScreen ScreenOS

General Information ID:    INFO125    Updated:    08/02/2017

Description


This document provides instructions for installing SSL Certificates. If you are unable to use these instructions for your server, Symantec recommends that you contact either the vendor of your software or an organization that supports ScreenOS.
 

Step 1. Obtain and Install the SSL Certificate

  1. The Symantec certificate will be sent by email. The certificate is included as an attachment (Cert.cer)  and it is also imbedded in the body of the email.
  2. Copy and paste the certificate into a text file using Vi or Notepad
    The text file should look like:
    -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
        
            [encoded data]

    -----END CERTIFICATE-----

    Make sure there are 5 dashes to either side of the BEGIN CERTIFICATE and END CERTIFICATE and that no white space, extra line breaks or additional characters have been inadvertently added.

    You can also download the certificate from your Symantec Trust Center account by following the steps from this link: SO8061
    NOTE: When downloading the certificate, please select X.509 as a certificate format and copy only the End Entity Certificate
     
  3. Save the file with extansion SSL.crt
  4. From the Options menu, click Objects, and then click Certificates.
  5. From the show dropdown select Local.
  6. Click Browse to locate the SSL.crt
  7. Click Load.
     

Step 2. Download and Install  Intermediate CA Certificate

  1. Download the Intermediate CA certificate from this link: INFO657
    Select the appropriate Intermediate CA certificate for your SSL Certificate type.
    NOTE: To check which certificate type you have purchased, follow the steps from this link: SO13499
     
  2. Copy the Intermediate CA certificate and paste it on a Notepad.
  3. Make sure there are 5 dashes to either side of the BEGIN CERTIFICATE and END CERTIFICATE and that no white spaces, extra line breaks or additional characters have been inadvertently added.
  4. Save the file as intermediate.crt 
  5. Open the WebUI
  6. From the Options menu, click Objects, and then click Certificates.
  7. From the show dropdown select CA.
  8. Click Browse to locate the intermediate.crt saved on your local system.
  9. Click Load.
  10. To verify if your certificate is installed correctly, use the Symantec Installation Checker



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