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Configure Kiwi Syslog Web Access - SSL capability

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Overview

This article provides brief information and steps to configure the Kiwi Syslog Web Access - SSL capabilities.

Environment

All Kiwi Syslog versions

Steps

Important: If you are running Kiwi Syslog Server 9.4.0 or later, use the steps in the following article instead: Enable SSL support for Kiwi Web Acces

 

Note: The following steps are beyond Kiwi Syslog Server application and only configures web access through SSL.  

 

I. - Creating Self-signed certificate in Internet Information Services (IIS)

  1. Go to Administrative Tools then click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.  

  2. Under Connections, click Server Node.

Note: Computer Name is displayed as the server node name.

  3. Double-click Server Certificates in Home window.

  4. Go to Actions then select Create Self-Signed Certificate.

  5. A Create Self-Signed Certificate window appears and asks to set a name.  

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  6. Click OK. The requested certificate is now created and displayed in the server certificates window.

 

II. - Configuring Kiwi Syslog Web Access in Internet Information Services with SSL

  1. Go to Administrative Tools then click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager. 

  2. Expand the Server Node and right-click Sites to add a web site. 

Note: Computer Name is displayed as the server node name.

 

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   3. User must provide the following information:

  • Site name.

  • Physical path of the website which is usually installed at this path: \SolarWinds\Kiwi Syslog Web Access\html

  •  Binding type should be https.

  • Choose the Self-Signed Certificated user created from the SSL Certificate drop-down list.

Click OK to apply changes. 

   4.  To configure Application Pool setting, follow the steps below:

        a. Go to Connections > Server Node > Application Pools. 
        b. Click Application Pool with the same name as the one recently added website.
        c. Go to Actions > Edit Application Pool > Advanced Settings. 
        d. Set the following properties in the Advanced Settings window:

            Enable 32-Bit Applications to True.

            Managed Pipeline Mode to Classic.

            Identity to LocalSystem.

        d. Click OK.

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  5. Go to Connections > Sites > then choose the newly created site.

  6. Restart the website, click Actions > Manage Web Site > Restart.

After following the steps above, browser now connects websites through https. 

NoteNavigation to Internet Information Service Manager will vary based on the installed Operating System. 

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19:46, 22 Jun 2016

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