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How to Install Certificates on Cisco VPN 3000

The following steps provide instructions on installing an SSL certificate on the VPN Concentrator:

Step 1: From the Administration | Certificate Management screen, click 'Click here' to install a certificate to navigate to the Administration | Certificate Management | Install screen.

Note: The Click here to install a CA certificate option is available from this screen only when no CA certificates are installed on the VPN Concentrator. If you do not see this option, click 'Click here' to install a certificate. The Manager displays the Administration | Certificate Management | Install screen. Then click Install CA certificate.

Step 2: Click 'Install' certificate obtained via enrollment. The Administration | Certificate Management | Install certificate obtained via enrollment screen will be displayed.

Step 3: In the 'Actions' column of the Enrollment Status table, click 'Install'. The Administration | Certificate Management | Install SSL certificate screen displays.

Step 4: Choose either installation method: Cut & Paste Text or Upload File from Workstation.

Step 5: The Manager displays a screen appropriate to your choice. Include the certificate information according to your chosen method. Click Install.

The Manager installs the SSL certificate on the VPN Concentrator and displays the Administration | Certificate Management screen. Your new identity Certificate appears in the Identity Certificates table.

Step 6: Confirm that the 'Issuer' fields for Certificate Authorities and Identity Certificates match for this LAN-to-LAN connection. You must get the SSL certificate and the CA certificate from the same CA.