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Configure the Orion Web Console for SSL

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Caroline Juszczak on Oct 04, 2016

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  1. Log in to your Orion server using an account with administrative rights.
  2. Shut down all SolarWinds services. Start the Orion Service Manager in the SolarWinds Orion > Advanced Features program folder, and click Shutdown Everything.
  3. Start the Database Manager from the SolarWinds Orion > Advanced Features program folder.
  4. Expand the SQL servers, and navigate to SQL Servers > your SolarWinds Orion database server > SolarWindsOrion > Websites in the left pane.
    • If your SQL Server is not listed in the left pane, click Add Default Server.
    • If your Orion database is not listed in the left pane, add it:
      1. Click Add SQL Server.
      2. Using the format Server\Instance, select or provide the SQL Server instance you are using as your SolarWinds Orion database.
      3. Select the login method, providing credentials as required.
      4. Click Connect to Database Server.
  5. Right-click the Websites table, and click Query Table.
  6. Replace the default query with the following query, and click Refresh.

    UPDATE dbo.Websites SET SSLEnabled=1 WHERE WebsiteID=1

  7. Switch to the Orion Service Manager, and click Start Everything.
  8. Change the Orion Web Console port.
    1. Start the Configuration Wizard in the SolarWinds Orion > Configuration and Auto-Discovery program folder.
    2. Select Website, and click Next on the Welcome window.
    3. Enter the SSL port number, and click Next.

      Port 443 is typically reserved for SSL traffic.

    4. Review the configuration summary, and complete the Configuration Wizard.
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