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How to request and download a VIP Certificate

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Article ID: 150737

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 Steps to generate Symantec VIP certificate 

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A VIP Certificate is required to secure a connection to the VIP Service from the VIP Enterprise Gateway or any other application using the VIP Service. In order to obtain a VIP Certificate, follow these instructions.

  1. Log into VIP Manager by going to https://manager.vip.symantec.com/.
  2. Under the Account tab, select Manage VIP Certificates.
  3. Click on Request a Certificate.
  4. Enter a name for the certificate that will help you identify where it will be used, then click Submit Request.
  5. Select the PKCS#12 format for the certificate, provide a password, then click Download Certificate.
  6. Once a certificate has been downloaded, begin using it with your application.
  7. For Enterprise Gateway use, log into the Configuration Console, then click Settings > VIP Certificates > Add VIP Certificate.
  8. Browse to the .P12 file, enter the password created while generating the certificate in VIP Manager, give the file an alias, and click Submit.

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