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How to configure HTTPS for SRX with generating your own SSL certificate

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Article ID: KB15201 KB Last Updated: 25 Jun 2020Version: 4.0
Summary:

Generate your own SSL certificate and configure HTTPS for SRX.

Solution:

Below is an example of generating your own SSL certificate for the SRX with HTTPS management:

  1. Generate a certificate named "test01.pem" on a Linux server with OpenSSL installed. (Note: A key size of 2048 bytes or larger is recommended if PCI DSS compliance is needed.  Additionally, Firefox browsers will not accept SSL keys < 2048.)
    bash-2.05b$ openssl req -x509 -nodes -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout test01.pem -out test01.pem

  2. Copy file "test01.pem" to the SRX in the config directory /config/test01.pem.
    root@JTAC-24F% cd /config/
    root@JTAC-24F% ls -l test01.pem
    -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 2083 Jan 21 09:51 test01.pem

  3. Configure the security option, specifying the cert-name as "test01".
    [edit]
    user@srx# set security certificates local test01 load-key-file /config/test01.pe

     
  4. Configure HTTPS web-management with the "test01" certificate.
    [edit]
    user@srx# set system services web-management https local-certificate test01
    user@srx# set system services web-management https interface ge-0/0/0.0
    user@srx# set system services web-management https port 443

  5. Configure the interface IP address, if not done already.  
Modification History:
2020-06-25: Article reviewed for accuracy; no changes required.

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