Regarding renewing the SSL certs automatically in author and publish instances.

Nagesh_Mohan 09-10-2019

Hi All,

We have enabled https 8443 port on both Author and Publish instances but while creating certificates we have mentioned 365 days now it got expired so we need to renew it. I need to automate the process by using Let's encrypt or Certbot but I am not sure how to implement it using those tools.

Please share the steps with any if any available.

Thanks,

Nagesh

Accepted Solutions (1)

Accepted Solutions (1)

Jörg_Hoh
Employee
10-10-2019

If you can live with the fact, that the connection between dispatcher and AEM is unencrypted, you can just use the standard tools to keep the webserver certificate uptodate (the one which is end-user facing).

Answers (6)

Answers (6)

berliant
Employee
09-10-2019

OOTB AEM does not have an SSL "automate the renewal process". I think that if you manage to automate SSL auto-renewal with Let's Encrypt Project", then with a curl script suggested by Jaideep you can achieve the last step of upload new cert to AEM.

Nagesh_Mohan 09-10-2019

Hi, I have an idea on how to create certs and uploading the certs to instance but i need to automate the renewal process instead of recreating and uploading, etc. Please refer Let's Encrypt Project.

Thanks,

Nagesh

jbrar
Employee
09-10-2019

Not sure about the certificate creation but for upload to AEM, you can use a CURL command similar to below. More details at [1]

curl -u user:password -F "keystorePassword=password" -F "keystorePasswordConfirm=password" -F "truststorePassword=password" -F "truststorePasswordConfirm=password" -F "privatekeyFile=@localhostprivate.der" -F "certificateFile=@localhost.crt" -F "httpsPort=8443" http://host:port/libs/granite/security/post/sslSetup.html

[1] SSL By Default