Install SSL on Citrix Access Gateway 4.5 server

install ssl on citrix access gateway

After the , you need to install an SSL certificate. You will receive a zip file in an email that contains root, intermediate and primary certificate that needs to be saved on the server.

Install Primary Certificate:

    1. You will receive a zip file (containing the primary certificate) in an email from the SSL provider. Now, extract the primary certificate file and copy the content of these files into a notepad including BEGIN and END tags. Save this file as .crt extension for example, mydomain.crt

Sample below:

[SSL Certificate]
[CA Certificate]
[CA Certificate]
    1. Now, Browse Access Gateway cluster >> Administration tab
    2. Under the secure certificate management section, click Browse to upload .crt signed certificate.

install ssl citrix access gateway

  1. After uploading the certificate file, click the General Networking tab.
  2. In the FQDN field, under Interface 0, you have to type the IP address or FQDN on which the certificate was registered.
  3. Your certificate is now installed.

You can test the installed certificate with an SSL installation checker that will give in-depth details of certificate like certificate key size, issuer, server type, serial number, etc. If the SSL is not properly installed, it will highlight the issue so you can take prompt action.

Install Root and Intermediate Certificate:

    1. Download root and intermediate certificate received in a zip file, extract the file, copy the content of both certificates and paste in notepad, save it as intermediate_root.crt
    2. Browse the Access Gateway Cluster >> Administration tab
    3. Under the Secure Certificate Management section, click on Manage next to Manage trusted root certificates.

install root and intermediate certificate on citrix access gateway

  1. Now, upload trusted root certificate by locating intermediate_root.crt file
  2. Click Open to complete the installation.

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