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Add and assign certificate for web console

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Updated January 25, 2017


Steps to add and assign website certificate for Orion Platform products.


All Orion Platforms products


1. After creating a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) and purchase a certificate, upload and extract the file to your Orion server.

2. Click Start > Run, and then enter MMC.


3. Click File > Add/Remove Snap-in....


4. Highlight Certificates and select Add.


5. Select Computer Account > Local Computer > Finish > OK.

6. Expand Certificates > Personal > Certificates folder.

7. On the right pane, right-click and select All Tasks > Import.


8. Import certificate using Certificate Import Wizard  (© 2017, Digicert available at, obtained on January 25, 2017.) 

9.  In Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager, go to Connections, and then expand your server’s name, expand Sites, and then, select the site that you want to secure with your SSL Certificate.

10. In the Actions menu, under Edit Site, click Bindings.


11. In the Site Binding window, click Add.

12. In the Add Site Bindings window, enter the following information and then, click OK:

Type:  HTTPS
IP address:  All unassigned
If your server has multiple IP addresses, select the one that applies.
Port:  443, unless you are using a non-standard port for SSL traffic.
SSL certificate: friendly name of the certificate that you just installed.


Your SSL certificate is now installed, and your website is configured to accept secure connections.


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