Enable the Data Aggregator to use SSL

In an environment with a single Data Aggregator, you can enable HTTPS using the Data Aggregator SSL configuration tool.
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In an environment with a single Data Aggregator, you can enable HTTPS using the Data Aggregator SSL configuration tool. To configure HTTPS manually, see Enable the Data Aggregator to use SSL Manually.
You can also enable HTTPS for the Data Aggregator in a fault tolerant environment with multiple Data Aggregators. For more information, see Enable Fault Tolerant Data Aggregators to Use SSL.
The private and signed certificate should be in PEM format. 3.7.4 and higher supports the PKCS12 file format in addition to the PEM file format.
Configure HTTPS
Use the Data Aggregator SSL configuration tool to configure the Data Aggregator to use HTTPS.
Follow these steps:
  1. Launch the SSL configuration tool by running the
    ./sslConfig.sh
    command in the following directory:
    DA_Install_Directory
    /scripts
    /opt/IMDataAggregator
    is the default installation directory.
  2. Select
    Enable HTTPS FIPS
    .
  3. Complete the following prompts:
    • Existing Signed Certificate
      Specify whether an SSL certificate and private key exist.
      If you have an existing certificate and private key, specify Yes and the location and filename of the certificate and key.
      If you are generating a new certificate, specify No and complete the certificate prompts.
    • HTTPS Port
      Specify the port for secure communication.
      Default: 8582
Import the Data Aggregator Certificate into the
CA Performance Center
TrustStore
Use the
CA Performance Center
SSL configuration tool to import the Data Aggregator certificate into the
CA Performance Center
trustStore.
Follow these steps:
  1. Copy the Data Aggregator certificate to the
    CA Performance Center
    host.
  2. 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.
  3. Complete the following prompts:
    • Preferred Language
      Specify a language for the configuration tool.
    • Options
      To import the Data Aggregator certificate, specify 4. Confirm your selection.
  4. Specify the location and filename of the certificate.
  5. Specify the password for the
    CA Performance Center
    trustStore.
Revert to the Default Settings
If necessary, use the Data Aggregator SSL configuration tool to revert to the default settings.
Follow these steps:
  1. Launch the SSL configuration tool by running the
    ./sslConfig.sh
    command in the following directory:
    DA_Install_Directory
    /scripts
    /opt/IMDataAggregator
    is the default installation directory.
  2. Select
    Disable HTTPS FIPS
    .