After acquiring your SSL certification for Shares On-Demand, you must apply them to the server and restart the
aspera_shares_nginx service. Here are the steps to do so.
1. Change the current working directory to the Shares configuration directory(where the certification files are located) and create a backup of the original certification keys:
[root@shares]# cd /opt/aspera/shares/conf
[root@shares]# cp cert.pem cert.pem.org
[root@shares]# cp cert.key cert.key.org
[root@shares]# cat real_cert.crt intermediary_cert.crt >> bundle.crt
2. Move your newly acquired SSL cert files to
/opt/aspera/shares/conf and rename the certification file to
cert.pem the and key file to
[root@shares]# cp cert-from-cert-auth.com /opt/aspera/shares/conf/cert.pem
[root@shares]# cp cert-key.key /opt/aspera/shares/conf/cert.key
3. Restart nginx:
[root@shares]# /etc/init.d/aspera_shares_nginx restart
4. Verify your newly installed certificate by visiting your shares web page using HTTPS (e.g., https://shares.companyname.com). A green, blue, or other colored lock or icon will appear here. Selecting this icon will give you the verification information and, if the certification applied successfully, will state "Identification Verified," perhaps using slightly different wording, depending on your current browser.