Creating Web Certificates
14.1. Creating a Self Signed Certificate
To create a Self Signed certificate, access the Text interface using a password that
permits access to Administrator level commands and then proceed as follows:
1. Type /N and press [Enter] to display the Eth0/IPv4 (Shared) Network
2. At the Eth0/IPv4 Network Parameters menu, type 23 and press [Enter] to display
the Web Access menu (Figure 14.1.) Type 3 and press [Enter] and then follow the
instructions in the resulting submenu to enable HTTPS access.
3. Next, use the Web Access menu to define the following parameters.
• 5.CommonName: A domain name that will be used to identify the RPC unit. If
you will use a Self Signed certificate, then this name can be any name that you
choose, and there is no need to set up your domain name server to recognize
this name. However, if you will use a Signed certificate, then your domain name
server must be set up to recognize this name
• 6.StateorProvince: The name of the state or province where the RPC unit will
be located (e.g., California.)
• 7.Locality: The city or town where the RPC unit will be located (e.g., Irvine.)
• 8.Country: The two character country code for the nation where the RPC will
be located (e.g., US.)
• 9.EmailAddress: An email address, that can be used to contact the person
responsible for the RPC (e.g., email@example.com.)
• 10.OrganizationalName: The name of your company or organization
(e.g., Yourcompanyname, Inc.)
• 11.OrganizationalUnit: The name of your department or division.