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How to install an SSL certificate with FileZilla Server

On 24/07/2018 By Valentin Ricci

Pre-requirement

You need :
To have bought an SSL certificate

To have already generated a CSR.

Wait for the Certification Authority to validate your request.

When your request will be validated, you'll be able to download your certificate from your HTTPCS dashboard.

How to install an SSL certificate with FileZilla Server



Detailed tutorial to install your SSL certificate with FileZilla Server

Once you have downloaded the certificate, open the « ServerCertificate.cer » file with a text editor and paste the intermediate certificate's content at the end. Your file should look like this: How to install an SSL certificate with FileZilla Server

1. In FileZilla Server, click on « Edit », then on « Settings ». How to install an SSL certificate with FileZilla Server

2. In the menu « FTP over TLS settings », check the « Enable FTP over TLS support (FTPS) » box. In the « Private key file » field specify the path to your private key. In the « Certificate file » field indicate the path to the concatenation of your server certificate and the intermediate certificate.
Then, if you have protected your private key with a password, type it in the field « Key password ». Finally, click on the « OK » button. How to install an SSL certificate with FileZilla Server

3. Your SSL certificate is now installed. Please verify it's installation.

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