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Log Collection: Configure Certificates

Document created by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Sep 11, 2017Last modified by RSA Information Design and Development Employee on Sep 9, 2020
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You manage certificates by creating trust stores on the Log Collector. The Log Collector refers to these trust stores to determine whether or not the event sources are trusted.

Note: You can configure custom certificates for one or more event sources: for details, see (Optional) Configure Custom Certificates on Log Collectors.

Add a Certificate

To add a certificate:

  1. Go to (Admin) > Services.
  2. In the Services grid, select a Log Collector service.
  3. Click actions menu under Actions and select View > Config.
  4. Click the Settings tab.
  5. In the options panel, select Certificates.
  6. Click add icon in the Certificates tool bar.

    The Add Cert dialog is displayed.

  7. Click Browse and select a certificate (*.PEM) from your network.
  8. Specify a password (if required).
  9. Click Save.

Certificates Panel

The following table describe the buttons and columns available in the Certificates panel.

add icon Opens the Add Cert dialog in which you can add a certificate and password.
delete icon Deletes the selected certificates.
select icon Selects certificates.
Trust Store NameDisplays the name of the trust store.
Certificate Distinguished NameFor Check Point event source only, displays the distinguished name for the certificate.
Certificate Password NameFor Check Point event source only, displays the password name for the certificate.

Add Cert Dialog

The following table describes the parameters available in the Add Cert dialog.

Trust Store NameEnter a trust store name.
FileClick Browse to select a certificate (*.PEM file) file from your network
PasswordSpecify the password for this certificate. 
CloseCloses the dialog without adding a certificate.
SaveAdds the certificate.

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