Controller Based WLANs

How do I install a certificate for Captive Portal? Applies to all Aruba Controllers Version 2.X and 3.X.

Product and Software: This article applies to all Aruba controllers and ArubaOS versions.

 

Starting with ArubaOS 3.x you can use the controller WebUI or CLI to generate and import a CSR. With earlier versions, you must generate the certificate externally.

 

Using the WebUI to generate a CSR (3.x):

 

1. Navigate to Configuration > Management > Certificates > CSR.

2. Click Generate New.

3. Enter the information requested, such as country, key length, etc.

4. Click View Current to display the generated CSR.

5. Select and copy the CSR output between the BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST and END CERTIFICATE REQUEST lines, paste it into an email, and send it to the CA of your choice.

 

Using the CLI to generate a CSR (3.x):

 

1. Enter the following command:

 

crypto pki csr key {1024|2048|4096} common-name <value> country <country> state_or_province <state> city <city> organization <org> unit <string> email <email>

 

2. Display the CSR output by entering the following command:

show crypto pki csr

 

3. Copy the CSR output between the BEGIN CERTIFICATE REQUEST and END

CERTIFICATE REQUEST lines, paste it into an email, and send it to the CA of your choice.

 

 

Using the WebUI to import certificates (3.x):

 

  1.  Navigate to Configuration > Management > Certificates > Captive Portal Certificates.

2. Click Browse to navigate to the appropriate file on your computer.

  1.  If the certificate is encrypted, enter the passphrase.
  2.  Click Upload to install the certificate in the controller.

Using the WebUI to import certificates (2.x):

 

  1.  Navigate to Maintenance > Captive Portal > Upload Certificate.

2. Click Browse to navigate to the appropriate file on your computer.

  1.  If the certificate is encrypted, enter the passphrase.
  2.  Click Upload to install the certificate in the controller.
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