How Do I get an X.509 Certificate for Single Sign-On (SSO)?

X.509 certificate data can be found in the metadata XML file. This is the value within the ds:X509Certificate

How do I get an X.509 certificate for single sign-on (SSO)?

How do I generate an X.509 .CER file for SSO?

What is the process to generate an X.509 certificate?

Where can I find my X.509 certificate information?



Solution:

X.509 certificate data can be found in the metadata XML file. This is the value within the ds:X509Certificate tag.

To generate an X.509 certificate manually:

  1. Log in to the Cisco Webex Messenger Administration Tool. (https://www.Webex.com/go/connectadmin)
  2. Go to the Configuration tab.
  3. Click the Security Settings link on the left-hand side of the page.
  4. Click Webex Certificate Management.
     
    The Webex Certificate Management dialog box appears, displaying previously generated Cisco Webex certificates:

     
  5. To generate a new certificate, click Generate New Certificate. New certificates are typically generated when an existing certificate is about to expire.
  6. In the Webex Certificate Management dialog box, enter the following information:
     
    FieldDescription
    Alias An alias that identifies the Webex Certificate.
    ValThe number of days the Webex Certificate is valid. A Webex Certificate is valid for
    a minimum of 90 days and maximum of 3652 days.

     
  7. Click the link for a certificate alias to view the complete details of the generated certificate.
  8. In the generated certificate screen, click:
    • Remove: to delete the certificate. Active certificates cannot be removed.
    • Export: to export the certificate as a .CER file to your computer.
       
  9. Click Close to return to the Webex Certificate Management screen.
  10. Select the Active option to apply this (newly-generated) Webex Certificate as the active certificate for single sign-on related authentication purposes.
  11. Click Save to save your Webex Certificate changes and return to the SSO Related Options screen.

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