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Last update: 2021-10-15

Upload a certificate

You can upload existing certificates to Sophos Firewall.

To upload an existing certificate to Sophos Firewall, do as follows.

  1. Go to Certificates > Certificates and click Add.
  2. Enter a name.
  3. Select the Certificate file format.

    PEM (.pem): Base64 encoded form of DER certificate. Certificate and private key are stored in different files.

    DER (.der): Binary form of PEM certificate used on Java platform. Certificate and private key are stored in different files.

    CER (.cer): Binary form. Contains certificate owner information and public and private keys.

    PKCS7 (.p7b): ASCII code. Contains the certificate but not the private key.

    PKCS12 (.pfx or .p12): Binary form used on Windows platforms. Stores the private key with the public key.

  4. Upload the Certificate and Private key. You can add RSA and ECC keys.

  5. Enter the passphrase of the private key.
  6. Click Save.

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