Enable Performance Center to use SSL

You can enable HTTPS using the SSL configuration tool. Before you enable HTTPS using the SSL configuration tool, . To configure SSL manually, see .
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You can enable HTTPS using the SSL configuration tool. Before you enable HTTPS using the SSL configuration tool, Set Up SSL Certificates for Performance Center. To configure SSL manually, see Enable Performance Center to use SSL Manually.
In addition to setting up SSL, you can secure the single sign-on to prevent possible redirection to other sites. For more information, see Limit Single Sign-On Redirection.
The SSL configuration tool also allows you to check for any configuration issues or revert to the default settings.
The private and signed certificate should be in PEM format.
 
 
Configure SSL
Use the SSL configuration tool to configure 
Performance Center
 to use SSL.
To configure signed certificates, see Set Up SSL Certificates for Performance Center.
 
Follow these steps:
 
  1. Launch the SSL configuration tool by running the '
    ./SslConfig
    ' command in the following directory:
    PC_Install_Directory
    /PerformanceCenter
    /opt/CA
    is the default installation directory.
  2. Complete the following prompts:
    •  
      Preferred Language
      Specify a language for the configuration tool.
    •  
      Options
      To configure 
      Performance Center
       to use SSL, specify 2. Confirm your selection.
    •  
      Single Sign-On Port
      Specify the port for Single Sign-On (for example: 8382).
    •  
       
      Performance Center
       Port
      Specify the port for 
      Performance Center
       (for example: 8381).
    •  
      Existing Certificate
      Specify whether an SSL certificate exists.
      If you are generating a new certificate, specify No and complete the certificate prompts.
    •  
      Host Name
      Specify the full host name for your 
      Performance Center
       server.
    •  
      Password
      Specify a newly created password for importing the certificate into the jetty keystore:
      PC_Install_Directory
      /PerformanceCenter/jetty/etc/keystore
    •  
      Obfuscate 
      Specify whether to obscure the password in the jetty configuration files.
    •  
      Trust Store Password
      Specify the password to the JRE trust store:
      PC_Install_Directory
      /jre/lib/security/cacerts
       
      Default: 
       
      changeit
       
     In the rare event that you encounter issues with the SSL configuration tool, a debug log is available in the 
     
    InstallDirectory
     
    /PerformanceCenter
    directory.
Check for Configuration Issues
You can also use the SSL configuration tool to check your SSL configuration for any potential issues. Common issues include certificate errors.
 
Follow these steps:
 
  1. Launch the SSL configuration tool by running the '
    ./SslConfig
    ' command in the following directory:
    PC_Install_Directory
    /PerformanceCenter
    /opt/CA
    is the default installation directory.
  2. Complete the following prompts:
    •  
      Preferred Language
      Specify a language for the configuration tool.
    •  
      Options
      To check your configuration for any potential issues, specify 1. Confirm your selection.
  3. Review output.
Revert to the Default Settings
If necessary, use the SSL configuration tool to revert to the default settings.
 
Follow these steps:
 
  1. Launch the SSL configuration tool by running the '
    ./SslConfig
    ' command in the following directory:
    PC_Install_Directory
    /PerformanceCenter
    /opt/CA
    is the default installation directory.
  2. Complete the following prompts:
    •  
      Preferred Language
      Specify a language for the configuration tool.
    •  
      Options
      To revert to the default settings, specify 3. Confirm your selection.