How to create, export and install SSL certificate from the Windows Server to the NetScaler
This is an example how to create, export and install Windows Server Root CA signed certificate to the NetScaler appliance.
Create Certificate Request on Windows Server:
Choose Request a certificate on your Windows CA:
Choose advanced certificate request:
Choose Submit a certificate…:
Copy-Paste your Certification Request and choose Certificate Template Web Server:
Download and save your certificate:
Complete your Certificate Request:
Open Certificates MMC Snap-in, choose certificate and and export:
Log in to your NetScaler 10.1 and install certificate (for NetScaler 10.5 same method works, GUIs look is just a bit different)
Choose Import PKCS#12:
Choose Output file name whatever you want, browse PKCS#12 certificate file we just exported and type Password we created in certificate export phase:
Choose Manage Certificates / Keys / CSRs:
Download certificate .key file, change filetype association from .key to the .cer and upload it back to the NetScaler:
And that’s it! Now you have properly exported and installed certificate on your NetScaler.