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Configuring Flexmonster Accelerator with HTTPs SSL certificate

Suresh asked on April 18, 2018

We need help for configuring  secure https connection with Flexmonster Accelerator.
Flexmonster Accelerator is running on
http://* (Port is 443)
We have below certificates file are pointing our for *
1. jks file
2. PKCS #7 Certificates
We are referring for configuration. And we made changes as well in flexmonster configuration file. But it doesn’t talk about any certificate file.
Can we get more details for above use case ?

1 answer

Tanya Gryshko Tanya Gryshko Flexmonster April 18, 2018

Hello, Suresh,
Thank you for writing to us.
The most important part of the process is registering the server certificate. This is done via the following command:

netsh http add sslcert ipport=<port> certhash=<hash> appid=<app-guid>
  1. Your certificate file has its own hash. Please verify that <hash> you specify in this command matches the hash of your certificate file for the necessary URL.
  2. Then, please note that the port you specify in <port> parameter is not used by other servers. You can specify other ports, not only 443, but please remember to set the same port for PORT parameter in flexmonster.config .
  3. As about <app-guid>, you can specify any random guid. Please use single quotes and curly braces ('{}') in the appid parameter as following:
    netsh http add sslcert ipport= certhash=XXX appid='{YYY}'

To see all installed SSL certificates please use the following command:

netsh http show sslcert

Please inform me whether you have managed to configure HTTPS connection successfully.

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