Using a self-signed certificate

To create a self-signed certificate with SafeGuard Enterprise:

  1. Open the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager on the machine that hosts the SafeGuard Enterprise Server and check the name of the server displayed at the top node.
  2. On the machine with the SafeGuard Management Center installed, select Programs followed by Sophos, SafeGuard and SafeGuard Certificate Manager.
  3. Open the SafeGuard Certificate Store.
  4. To authenticate, use the same password that is used to log on to the SafeGuard Management Center.
  5. Click the Create new certificate button.
  6. Enter a certificate name that corresponds to the machine identified at the top node in the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
  7. Leave the key length at the default value.
  8. Define a password and click OK.
  9. Save the .cert and .p12 files in a location that can be reached by the machine that hosts the IIS.