This document provides instructions for installing SSL Certificates for MAC OS X 10.6 server. If you are unable to use these instructions for your server, Symantec recommends that you contact Apple.
Step 1: Download the SSL Certificate & Intermediate CA Certificate
- Download the certificate from Symantec Trust Center account.
- The ZIP file you downloaded contains the following certificates:
Note: Select the server platform as Apple > Mac Server v5.0 for OS X 10.10.5+ when downloading the certificate.
- SSL certificate (i.e. ssl_certificate.crt, also known as end entity certificate, public key certificate, digital certificate or identity certificate).
- Intermediate CA certificate (i.e. IntermediateCA.crt, also known as chained certificate or signer/issuer of the SSL certificate).
- Unzip the files onto the server where you will install the certificate.
Step 2: Install Intermediate CA Certificate
- Once you have obtained the Intermediate CA certificate, together with your SSL certificate from Step 1 and private key (created locally on the server) you can upload them by using the Server Admin.
- Open Server Admin and click on Certificates
- Click the "+" sign and then choose Import a Certificate Identity
- Open up the plus sign as indicated in the diagram.
- Select Import a Certificate Identity
- Drag the 3 files into the windows as indicated in the diagram:
- Your private key file. This was the private key created on the server. For more information please refer to this link: SO14457
- Your SSL certificate file. The file you downloaded in Step 1
- Your Intermediate certificate file from Step 2
Step 3: Assign the SSL Certificate to your website
- On the left window. Click Web.
- Click Sites.
- Choose the site you want to select the certificate onto.
- Click the Security tab.
- Check Enable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
- Choose the SSL certificate.
- At the prompt "Do you want to restart Web now?" Choose Yes.
- Verify your installation with the Symantec Installation Checker