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 identification fields.
The Common name field contains the 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
Generate new self-signed certificate, and then
restart your browser and log back on to the unit.
The certificate is now generated on the unit.
Install the certificate 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
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 on to the unit.
After you finish
For more information, see Resetting the trusted certificate.