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This article provides a process to configure secure browsing (HTTPS) to the Uptime web interface over SSL.  The steps are guaranteed to work with Uptime IM 7.7 and later.  If you are looking for a similar solution for an earlier version of Uptime IM, please see Implementing HTTPS Browsing for the Web Interface with Apache 2.2.

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  1. Run the following command to export the private key:
    openssl pkcs12 -in certname.pfx -nocerts -out uptime_ssl_key.pem –nodes
  2. Run the following command to export the certificate:
    openssl pkcs12 -in certname.pfx -nokeys -out uptime_ssl_cert.pem
  3. Run the following command to remove the passphrase from the private key:
    openssl rsa -in uptime_sskssl_key.pem -out uptime_ssl_server.key
  4. Run the following command to produce the cert file
    openssl pkcs12 -in certname.pfx -clcerts -nokeys -out uptime_ssl_server.crt

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LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so

 


Finally, the last part is to add entries in httpd.conf that will rewrite the requests as HTTPS. At the bottom of the httpd.conf file, add these lines, changing <uptime_dir> to the directory of your Uptime installation.  Please note that the following example uses a specific list of ciphers.  You can change the list of ciphers according to your security requirements.

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