Cisco Content Services Switch 11500 - Certificate installation

Immediately after being issued, your SSL certificate will be sent to you by email. It is also possible to download the certificate from the Control Panel. The file containing the certificate will have the same name as the domain name it is meant for (for example: www_sslcertificaten_nl.crt).

  1. Save the recieved .p7b file on the Cisco CSS using the command: CSS1150# copy ssl sftp ssl_record import www_sslcertificaten_nl.p7b PEM pkpassword Please Note: Replace pkpassword with the password that is used while creating the Private Key.
  2. Connect the certificate with the following command:CSS11500# ssl associate cert www_sslcertificaten_nl www_sslcertificaten_nl.p7b

All necessary steps to install your web server certificate have now been completed. Please make sure to adequately secure your certificate files, and to store a backup of your private key and web server certificate in a safe location. You should also install the root and intermediate certificates. Check whether the certificate is correctly installed with the SSLCheck and ensure an optimal configuration with these tips and settings.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you encounter problems or error messages.


Our SSLCheck will examine your website's root and intermediate certificates for correctness and report any potential issues