Configuring APM 12.6 release for SSL using IIS 7.x

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

Configuring APM 12.6 release for SSL, using IIS 7.x

Solution:

See the following URL for an explanation of SSL certificates:
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/how-do-i/how-do-i-request-and-install-ssl-certificates-in-iis-70/

This procedure was verified in APM 12.6, C8 using IIS 7.5

  1. Configure IIS for SSL

    1. On APM Web Server, launch Internet Information Services Manager, and select 'Server Certificates'

      Figure 1

    2. Create self-signed Certificate and give it a name

      Figure 2

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    3. Click on Default Web Site and select 'Bindings'

      Figure 4

    4. Click Add and choose https, and specify the port and the SSL certificate name:

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  2. Configure APM for SSL

    1. Login to APM and navigate to Administration - system configuration

    2. Click on Web Server and change the protocol to 'https' and SAVE.

      Figure 7

    3. Repeat the step above, changing protocol to 'https' for the following additional sections:
      Application server and WCF Service

    4. Reset IIS

Test by launching the application with https://ServerName/ITAM

Note that 'ServerName' in the URL should match the certificate server name. Typically, you will use the actual server name for the certificate and not 'localhost'.