Use an Existing Certificate
  • 09 Aug 2023
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Use an Existing Certificate

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  1. Login to the Server in which the existing certificate to be re-used has been installed.
  2. Click the Windows Start button, type Run and select the Run app. Alternatively, press the Windows + R keys together. 
  3. Type mmc.

  4. Click the OK button.
    The Microsoft Management Console window is displayed.

  5. In the File menu option, select the Add/Remove Snap-in option.
    The Add or Remove Snap-ins prompt is displayed.

  6. In the Available Snap-ins section, click the Certificates snap-in.
  7. Click the Add > button.
    The Certificates snap-in prompt is displayed.

  8. Select the Computer account option and click the Next button.
    The Select Computer prompt is displayed.

  9. Select the Local computer option and click the Finish button.
    In the Add or Remove Snap-ins prompt, the Certificates (Local computer) snap-in is moved to the Selected snap-ins section.

  10. Click the OK button.
  11. In the Microsoft Management Console window, navigate through to Console Root > Certificates (Local Computer) > Personal > Certificates and locate your certificate and double-click it.

    The Certificate dialog is displayed.
  12. Click the Details tab. 
  13. Select the Thumbprint field.

  14. Copy the value of the thumbprint from the box.
  15. In the 12d Synergy Administration application, select the System Settings tab > SSL Certificates tab > Use an Existing Certificate tab
  16. Paste the value of the thumbprint in the Thumbprint box and click the Set button.

  17. Restart the 12d Synergy Server service by doing the following:
    1. Click the Window Start button > Run prompt > type services.msc. Alternatively,  press the Windows+R keys simultaneously and then type services.msc.
      The Services window is displayed. 
    2. Right-click the 12d Synergy Server service and select the Restart option.

The 12d Synergy Server service is restarted and the new certificate is loaded. 

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