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Add a Certificate Authority Profile

You are here: Device Administration > Certificate Management > Trusted Certificate Authority.

Procedure

To add a Certificate Authority (CA) profile:

  1. Click the add icon (+).

    The Add CA Profile page appears.

  2. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 130.
  3. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel instead.

    If you click OK, a new CA profile with the provided configuration is created.

Table 130: Fields on the Add CA Profile Page

Field

Action

Profile Details

CA Profile Name

Enter a unique CA profile name.

CA Identity

Enter a CA identity name.

Revocation Check

Select an option from the list:

  • Disable—Disables verification of status of digital certificates.

  • OCSP—Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) checks the revocation status of a certificate.

  • CRL—A CRL is a time-stamped list identifying revoked certificates, which is signed by a CA and made available to the participating IPsec peers on a regular periodic basis.

URL

For OCSP, enter HTTP addresses for OCSP responders.

For CRL, enter the name of the location from which to retrieve the CRL through HTTP or Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).

On Connection Failure

Enable this option to skip the revocation check if the OCSP responder is not reachable.

Note: This option is applicable only for OCSP.

Disable Responder Revocation Check

Enable this option to disable revocation check for the CA certificate received in an OCSP response.

Note: This option is applicable only for OCSP.

Accept Unknown Status

When set to enable, accepts the certificate with unknown status.

Note: This option is applicable only for OCSP.

Nonce Payload

Disable the option—Explicitly disable the sending of a nonce payload.

Enable the option—Enable the sending of a nonce payload. This is the default.

Note: This option is applicable only for OCSP.

CRL Refresh Interval

Enter the time interval (in hours) between CRL updates.

Range: 0 through 8784 hours.

Note: This option is applicable only for CRL.

Password

Enter the password for authentication with the server.

Disable on Download Failure

Enable this option to override the default behavior and permit certificate verification even if the CRL fails to download.

Note: This option is applicable only for CRL.

Enrollment

CA Certificate

Select an option whether you want to enroll the CA certificate manually or automatically.

File path for Certificate

Click Browse to navigate to the path from where you want to enroll the CA certificate.

URL

Enter the URL from where you want to enroll the CA certificate automatically.

Retry

Number of enrollment retry attempts before aborting. Range: 0 - 1080.

Retry-interval

Interval in seconds between the enrollment retries. Range: 0 - 3600.

Advanced

Administrator

Enter an administrator e-mail address to which the certificate request is sent.

Source Address

Enter a source IPv4 or IPv6 address to be used instead of the IP address of the egress interface for communications with external servers.

Auto Re Enrollment

Enable this option to request that the issuing CA replace a certificate before its specified expiration date.

Re Generate Key Pair

Enable this option to automatically generate a new key pair when auto-reenrolling a device certificate.

Protocol

Select an option from the list: Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP) or Certificate Management Protocol version 2 (CMPv2).

Challenge Password

Enter the challenge password used by the certificate authority (CA) for certificate enrollment and revocation. This challenge password must be the same used when the certificate was originally configured.

Trigger Time

Enter the percentage for the reenroll trigger time before expiration.

Range: 1 through 99 percent

Digest

Select an option from the list: None, SHA-1 digest (default), or MD5-digest.

Note: This option is applicable only when you select SCEP protocol.

Encryption

Select an option from the list: None, DES, DES 3.

Note: This option is applicable only when you select SCEP protocol.

Routing Instance

Select an option from the list of configured routing instances.

Proxy Profile

Select an option from the list. Or

Procedure

To create a new proxy profile inline:

  1. Click Create.

    Create Proxy Profile page appears.

  2. Enter the following details:
    • Profile Name—Enter a unique proxy profile name.

    • Connection Type:

      • Server IP—Enter the IP address of the server.

      • Host Name—Enter the host name.

    • Port Number—Select the port number by using top/down arrows.

      Range: 0 through 65535

  3. Click OK.

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