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How to install an SSL Certificate on MiCollab Server?

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

In this four-part guide, we’ll demonstrate how to generate a CSR code and install an SSL certificate on MiCollab Server. Part one and two will focus on CSR creation and SSL installation, while part three and four will discuss MiCollab Server’s history, as well as useful tips on where to buy the best SSL Certificate for your MiCollab system.

If you’ve already generated the CSR code and received the SSL Certificate from your CA, feel free to skip part one and go straight to the installation instructions. You can navigate between sections by clicking the anchor links below:

Generate a CSR code on MiCollab Server
Install an SSL Certificate on MiCollab Server
Test your SSL installation
MiCollab Server history and versions
Where to buy the best SSL certificate for MiCollab Server?

Generate a CSR code on MiCollab Server

The Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is a mandatory block of encoded text every SSL applicant must create and send to the CA during the SSL enrollment process. The CSR contains contact details such as domain and company identity.

To generate your CSR code on MiCollab Server, follow the steps below:

  1. Log into the MiCollab Server Manager
  2. On the left pane, under Security, click Web Server
  3. Select the Web Server Certificate tab
  4. Scroll down the page and select Generate a new Certificate Signing Request (CSR), then click Perform.
  5. Enter the required information as shown below:
    • Country Name: Write the two-letter code of the country where your business is legally registered. For example, US
    • State or Province: Enter the full name of the state or province where your company is located. For instance, Washington
    • Locality: Type the full name of the city or town where your company is headquartered. For example, Seattle
    • Organization: Specify the full legal name of your company. For instance, Your Company LLC
    • Organizational Unit: Enter the name of the department requesting the SSL Certificate. For example, IT
    • Common Name: This is the FQDN (fully-qualified domain name) you want to secure. For instance, yoursite.com. If you have a wildcard certificate, add an asterisk in front of the domain name (e.g., *.yoursite.com)
  6. Double check the info you’ve just entered, then click Generate Certificate Signing Request
  7. Open the CSR file with any text editor of your choice such as Notepad and copy the contents into the corresponding box during the certificate order with your SSL vendor.

Install an SSL certificate on MiCollab Server

After the CA signs and delivers your SSL Certificate via email, download the archived ZIP folder, and extract the SSL files. Make sure you have the following files ready for installation:

  • The Signed SSL Certificate
  • The intermediate certificate

Note: Some CAs will provide the intermediate and root certificates in a single CA Bundle file, also known as SSL chain file. The intermediate or CA Bundle certificate is required for MiCollab Mobile Client deployments.

To import your SSL certificate to MiCollab Server, perform the following:

  1. Log into the MiCollab Server Manager
  2. Under Security, click Web Server
  3. Select the Web Server Certificate tab
  4. From the various options, choose Upload and install a web server certificate, and then click Perform
  5. Next to the SSL Certificate filed click Browse to locate your SSL certificate, and then click Open
  6. Next to the Intermediate SSL Certificate field click Browse to locate your Intermediate SSL Certificate or the CA Bundle file, and then click Open
  7. Click Install Web Server Certificate
  8. Restart the MiCollab Server.

Congratulations, you’ve successfully installed an SSL Certificate on MiCollab Server.

Test your SSL installation

After you install an SSL Certificate on MiCollab Server, it’s always wise to scan your new installation for potential errors or vulnerabilities, just to be on the safe side of things. With these powerful SSL tools, you can get instant reports on all aspects of your SSL Certificate and its configuration.

MiCollab Server history and versions

MiCollab Server is a product of Mitel Networks Corporation, a telecommunication company offering unified communications solutions for business. Mitel was founded in 1973 and is based in Ottawa, Canada.

MiCollab is a software and hardware solution that allows businesses to install multiple Mitel apps on a single server and manage it from a Web user interface admin console.

The latest MiCollab version is 8.1, released in August 2018.

Where to buy the best SSL Certificate for MiCollab Server?

You’ve already reached the destination! Here, at SSL Dragon, we offer the widest range of SSL products at incredibly low prices. All our certificates are compatible with MiCollab Server. Browse the list below to find the SSL type you need:

If you don’t know what certificate to choose, or struggling to find the perfect product for your site, our quick, and intuitive SSL Wizard and Advanced Certificate Filter tools will make the search more efficient and enjoyable.

If you find any inaccuracies, or you have details to add to these SSL installation instructions, please feel free to send us your feedback at [email protected]. Your input would be greatly appreciated! Thank you.