Generate a self-signed host certificate with the WebAgent

You can configure SSL from the WebAgent. For more information on how to access the WebAgent, see Basic Operation Guide for your switch.

To generate a self signed host certificate from the WebAgent:

  1. In the WebAgent navigation pane, click Security.

  2. Click SSL.

  3. In the Web Management box, enable SSL if it is not already checked.

  4. Complete the fields in the SSL Certificate box and click Create request.


When generating a self-signed host certificate, if no key is present and the current option is selected in the RSA key size box and error will be generated. New key generation can take up to two minutes if the key queue is empty.

Self-signed certificate generation via SSL WebAgent