Creating a new certificate - PingFederate - 10.2

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PingFederate 10.2

On the SSL Server Certificates window, you can generate customized certificates.

  1. On the SSL Server Certificates window, click Create new.
  2. On the Create Certificate window, enter the required information.
    For information about each field, refer to the following table.
    Field Description
    Common Name The common name (CN) identifying the certificate.
    Subject Alternative Names The additional DNS names or IP addresses that can be associated with the certificate.
    Organization The organization (O) or company name creating the certificate.
    Organizational Unit The specific unit within the organization (OU).
    City The city or other primary location (L) where the company operates.
    State The state (ST) or other political unit encompassing the location.
    Country The country (C) where the company is based.
    Validity (days) The time during which the certificate is valid.
    Cryptographic Provider The storage facility of the certificate.

    Applicable and visible only when PingFederate is integrated with an HSM in hybrid mode.

    • Select HSM to store the certificate in the HSM.
    • Select Local Trust Store to store the certificate in the local trust store managed by PingFederate.
    Key Algorithm A cryptographic formula used to generate a key. PingFederate uses either of two algorithms, RSA or EC.
    Key Size (bits) The number of bits used in the key. (RSA-1024, 2048 and 4096; and EC-256, 384 and 521.)
    Signature Algorithm The signing algorithm of the certificate. (RSA-SHA256, SHA384, and SHA512; and ECDSA-SHA256, SHA384, and SHA512.)
  3. When finished, click Next.
  4. On the Summary window, review your configuration, amend as needed, and click Save.