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Creating SSL Certificates for AMP in versions 7.2.0-7.2.3

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This document describes creating a self-signed SSL certificate for AirWave versions 7.2.0, 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.3.

The easiest solution is to create another self-signed certificate for the server. Here are the steps for creating a self-signed certificate for example.airwave.com: 

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# sed s/"localhost.localdomain"/"example.airwave.com"/ /root/svn/mercury/lib/conf/openssl.cnf > /tmp/openssl.cnf
# /usr/bin/openssl req -new -key /etc/httpd/conf/ssl.key/server.key -x509 -days 1827 -out /etc/httpd/conf/ssl.crt/server.crt -config /tmp/openssl.cnf 2> /dev/null
# cat /etc/httpd/conf/ssl.crt/server.crt /etc/httpd/conf/ssl.key/server.key > /etc/httpd/conf/ssl.pem 
# service httpd restart
# service lighttpd restart
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A better solution is to get a certificate from a real Certificate Authority. That would get rid of those annoying "this certificate was issued by a company you have not chosen to trust" errors, and it would make the server a little bit more secure. The process for doing that is described in an article called "How to install your own cert on AMP". 
http://www.airwave.com/support/knowledge-base/?sid=50140000000aZy5

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