This article describes how to change the digital certificate used by your 4PSA DNS Manager 3 (or later version) HTTP server.
Before you start, make sure that the following requirements are met:
To change the digital certificate used by your HTTP server, you have to create a signing request, send the request to your CA authority and then install the new certificate on your server:
STEP 1: Log in to your 4PSA DNS Manager server using your favorite SSH console (e.g.
STEP 2: Create the signing request for the certificate by executing the command:
openssl req -new -key /usr/local/dnsmanager/admin/conf/httpd.pem -out certrequest.csr
STEP 3: Send the
certrequest.csr file to the CA authority of your choice (there are many vendors like GeoTrust, RapidSSL, Verisign, etc.).
STEP 4: After you receive the certificate, copy it on the server (in this example, the certificate will be temporarily stored in
STEP 5: Open the
/usr/local/dnsmanager/admin/conf/httpd.pem file with your favorite text editor (e.g. NotePad++, jEdit) and remove the lines starting with:
and ending with:
STEP 6: Copy the new certificate by executing the command:
cat /root/newcert.pem >> /usr/local/dnsmanager/admin/conf/httpd.pem
STEP 7: Restart 4PSA DNS Manager HTTP server using: