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Enable SSL connections on Windows Server 2012

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This article describes how to enable SSL connections to the SolarWinds Orion Web Console in Windows Server 2012.


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  1. Log in to your SolarWinds Orion server as an administrator.
  2. Click Settings > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
  3. On the Connections pane, expand the name of your SolarWinds Orion server, and then expand Sites.
  4. Select your SolarWinds Orion web site, and then click Bindings in the Actions pane on the right.
  5. Click Add in the Site Bindings window.
  6. In the Type field, select https, and then confirm that the Port value is 443.
  7. In the SSL Certificate field, select a certificate, and then click OK.
  8. Click Close on the Site Bindings window.
  9. In the center pane, double-click SSL Settings in the IIS group.
  10. Select Require SSL, and then click Apply in the Actions pane on the right.
  11. In the Connections pane, select your SolarWinds Orion web site.
  12. Click Restart in the Manage Web Site group on the right.
  13. Check to see if the changes have been made to the Orion Database. If not follow the steps below.


Changing settings on the Orion Database Manager

To enable SSL Connections to the SolarWinds Orion Web Console in Orion Database

  1. Log in to your SolarWinds Orion server as an administrator.
  2. Click Start > All Programs > Solarwinds Orion > Advanced Features > Database Manager
  3. Add Default Server > Expand Orion Website > Double Click Websites Table > Execute Query
  4. Enable table editing
  5. Change Website port to 443 and SSLEnabled to 1
  6. Close tab
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10:19, 3 Aug 2016