How to install the EEM provided certificate to prevent warning "There is a problem with this website?s security certificate" every time you open the ADMIN UI for EEM.

Document ID : KB000021211
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

This document discusses how to resolve the certificate error message everyone gets once they install EEM and launch the Admin UI. It will walk you through installing / importing the certificate on to your IE browser so the error message does not come up again.

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Solution:

This Technical document discusses how to resolve the certificate error message everyone gets once they install EEM and launch the Admin UI. It will walk you through installing / importing the certificate on to your IE browser so the error message does not come up again.

How to import the Website Certificate so the following error does not pop up every time the Admin UI is launched.
"There is a problem with this website's security certificate"
Click on "Continue to this website (not recommended)."

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Once you get to the ADMIN UI page you will see a "Certificate Error" button
Click on View Certificate

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This will open a new window where you can see the certificate details; you can click on "Install Certificate" to start the import process

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Once you click on the install Cert, at the next window click next

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You will need to click on radio button next "Place all Certificates in the following Store" and click on the "Browse" button.Select "Trusted Root Certification Authorities" from the list and click OK

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Click on Finish and you should see the success message shown below.

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Once you have imported the Certificate successfully, need to close out the browser and open the Admin UI again.

Note: the certificate that has been imported is attached to your machine name and NOT "localhost" you will need to change the URL of the Admin UI to saythe actual machine name for the error not to show up again. The URL should be http://MachineName:5250/spin/eiam.

You can follow the document "How to change the default URL of the Admin UI Shortcut" to change the localhost in the link to the machine name.