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Instructions on how to install a 15 day free trial Verisign Certificate on Zimbra Server:
 
Instructions on how to install a 15 day free trial Verisign Certificate on Zimbra Server:
  
1. Go to http://www.verisign.com/ and select "Free SSL Trial".
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# Go to http://www.verisign.com/ and select "Free SSL Trial".
 
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# Fill out the form on the Free SSL Trial Certificate Page and click Continue
2. Fill out the form on the Free SSL Trial Certificate Page and click Continue
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# Open a new browser window and create CSR through Zimbra Admin Console. Login to the Admin Console, click Certificates -> Install Certificate Button -> Select Target Server -> Select Generate the CSR for the commercial certificate authorizer -> create the CSR and download and save the CSR file
 
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# Go back to verisign Free Trial SSL page and continue, fill out the required technical contact.
3. Open a new browser window and create CSR through Zimbra Admin Console. Login to the Admin Console, click Certificates -> Install Certificate Button -> Select Target Server -> Select Generate the CSR for the commercial certificate authorizer -> create the CSR and download and save the CSR file
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# When you are asked by Verisign abou the CSR, open your saved CSR file and copy paste the content to Verisign page
 
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# Once you successfully submit your CSR, a trial Certificate will be created by Verisign and emailed to you.
4. Go back to verisign Free Trial SSL page and continue, fill out the required technical contact.
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# Once you receive the certificate, save it, say verisign_free_trial.crt
 
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# Get the verisign Root CA for the certificate you just got and save it as root.ca. To get the root CA, go to http://www.verisign.com/support/verisign-intermediate-ca/Trial_Secure_Server_Root/index.html.
5. When you are asked by Verisign abou the CSR, open your saved CSR file and copy paste the content to Verisign page
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# Get the verisign Intermediate CA for the certificate you just got and save it as intermediate.ca. To get the intermediate CA, go to http://www.verisign.com/support/verisign-intermediate-ca/trial-secure-server-intermediate/index.html
 
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# Go back to Admin Console and launch the Install Certificate wizard, pick the "Install the commercially signed certificate". When you are prompted to upload teh certificate, select verisign_free_trial.crt as Certificate, root.ca as Root CA, and intermediate.ca as Intermediate CA.  
6. Once you successfully submit your CSR, a trial Certificate will be created by Verisign and emailed to you.
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# Click Next and then Install. Your Commercial Certificate will be installed successfully.
 
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# Restart the zimbra server.
7. Once you receive the certificate, save it, say verisign_free_trial.crt
 
 
 
8. Get the verisign Root CA for the certificate you just got and save it as root.ca. To get the root CA, go to http://www.verisign.com/support/verisign-intermediate-ca/Trial_Secure_Server_Root/index.html.
 
 
 
9. Get the verisign Intermediate CA for the certificate you just got and save it as intermediate.ca. To get the intermediate CA, go to http://www.verisign.com/support/verisign-intermediate-ca/trial-secure-server-intermediate/index.html
 
 
 
10. Go back to Admin Console and launch the Install Certificate wizard, pick the "Install the commercially signed certificate". When you are prompted to upload teh certificate, select verisign_free_trial.crt as Certificate, root.ca as Root CA, and intermediate.ca as Intermediate CA.  
 
 
 
11. Click Next and then Install. Your Commercial Certificate will be installed successfully.
 
 
 
12. Restart the zimbra server.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 00:40, 7 April 2008

Instructions on how to install a 15 day free trial Verisign Certificate on Zimbra Server:

  1. Go to http://www.verisign.com/ and select "Free SSL Trial".
  2. Fill out the form on the Free SSL Trial Certificate Page and click Continue
  3. Open a new browser window and create CSR through Zimbra Admin Console. Login to the Admin Console, click Certificates -> Install Certificate Button -> Select Target Server -> Select Generate the CSR for the commercial certificate authorizer -> create the CSR and download and save the CSR file
  4. Go back to verisign Free Trial SSL page and continue, fill out the required technical contact.
  5. When you are asked by Verisign abou the CSR, open your saved CSR file and copy paste the content to Verisign page
  6. Once you successfully submit your CSR, a trial Certificate will be created by Verisign and emailed to you.
  7. Once you receive the certificate, save it, say verisign_free_trial.crt
  8. Get the verisign Root CA for the certificate you just got and save it as root.ca. To get the root CA, go to http://www.verisign.com/support/verisign-intermediate-ca/Trial_Secure_Server_Root/index.html.
  9. Get the verisign Intermediate CA for the certificate you just got and save it as intermediate.ca. To get the intermediate CA, go to http://www.verisign.com/support/verisign-intermediate-ca/trial-secure-server-intermediate/index.html
  10. Go back to Admin Console and launch the Install Certificate wizard, pick the "Install the commercially signed certificate". When you are prompted to upload teh certificate, select verisign_free_trial.crt as Certificate, root.ca as Root CA, and intermediate.ca as Intermediate CA.
  11. Click Next and then Install. Your Commercial Certificate will be installed successfully.
  12. Restart the zimbra server.
Verified Against: Date Created: 1/30/2008
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Installing_a_Verisign_Test_Certificate Date Modified: 2008-04-07



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