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[Archive] [WLC] How to configure Self-Signed Certificate for admin via CLI



Article ID: KB34243 KB Last Updated: 10 Oct 2020Version: 2.0

This article describes the steps to configure Self-Signed Certificates for an admin on the WLC via CLI.


To configure the self-signed certificates:

  1. Open the putty session of the Primary WLC

  2. Run the following command:

    #sh crypto certificate admin
    #crypto clear keys type admin
    #crypto clear certificates type admin
    #sh crypto certificate admin
    #crypto generate key admin 2048
    #crypto generate self-signed admin
  3. Enter the following details:

    Country Name: US
    State Name: CALIFORNIA
    Locality Name: LOS ANGELES
    Organizational Name: JUNIPER
    Organizational Unit:IT
    Common Name: admin.cert
    Email Address:
    Unstructured Name:

    #sh crypto certificate admin

Modification History:
2020-10-10: Archived article.
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