A Synergis™ Cloud Link comes with an X.509 certificate that was generated during production. Replace the default certificate to enhance security by generating a new self-signed certificate.
What you should know
If the enrollment fails, upgrade your operating system to one that supports ECDSA or generate a new RSA certificate on the unit and then try enrolling the unit again.
- Log on to the Synergis™ unit.
- Click .
In the Certificate management section, complete the
The Common name field contains the Synergis™ unit's hostname by default. The Subject alternative name field also contains the hostname by default, but can be edited to a comma-separated DNS list.NOTE: The Common name, Subject alternative name, and Country fields are mandatory.
From the Certificate type list, select one of the following
algorithms and key lengths:
- ECDSA 256 bits
- ECDSA 384 bits
- RSA 2048 bits
- RSA 3072 bits
- RSA 4096 bits
- Click Generate new self-signed certificate.
Restart your browser and log back onto the Synergis™ unit.
The certificate is now generated on the Synergis™ unit.
Install the certificate it in the browser's certificate store:
- Click .
- In the Current certificate section, click Download.
In Windows, follow the instructions in the Certificate Import Wizard to
import the certificate to the Trusted Root Certification Authorities folder
using the Local Machine option.
Install the certificate on all machines that connect to the updated Synergis™ unit.NOTE: The certificate file will be labeled with the hostname and a .cer suffix.
- Restart your browser and log back onto the Synergis™ unit.
After you finish
For more information, see Resetting the trusted certificate.