Adding an SSL Certificate to the Zoomdata Server
Zoomdata supports SSL Certificates so that a secure connection between the Zoomdata Server and the browser can be established. In particular, Zoomdata supports two common formats for SSL Certificates - JKS and PKCS12.
To enable HTTPS and a secure browser connection, the SSL Certificate needs to be copied into the appropriate Zoomdata directory and the proper parameters be added to the
Perform the following steps:
- Log out of Zoomdata if you are in the program; then close the browser.
- From your terminal, open a command line session.
- Via the command prompt, connect to your Zoomdata Server.
- Stop the Zoomdata Server service:
Copy your SSL keystore file to the
Use the following command to access and open the
If you want to authenticate your users in Zoomdata using x.509 certificate, add the following lines to the
Save and exit the
- Start Zoomdata:
Once the Zoomdata Server has successfully restarted, open a new browser and check for a secure connection (that is, HTTPS).
REVERTING THE SSL CERTIFICATE TO THE DEFAULT ZOOMDATA VERSION
If you need to remove the SSL Certificate later on, you will need to edit the
file so that the SSL Certificate is reverted back to the default Zoomdata version. Edit the
file as follows:
Remember to save and exit the .properties file. Then restart the Zoomdata Server:
This action will revert the SSL connection to the original self-signed certificate that comes pre-installed with the Zoomdata Server.