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Entrust SSL/TLS Certificate Installation Instructions - F5 BIG IP

Entrust SSL/TLS Certificate Installation Instructions - F5 BIG IP

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Purpose: SSL/TLS certificate installation guide - Server Certificate only
For F5 BIG IP 11.3.0
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Click the Download button in the pickup wizard to download your certificate files. Clicking the download button will produce a zip file that contains the following files:

  • ServerCertificate.crt: Your signed SSL/TLS certificate
  • ChainBundle1.crt: The Entrust Certificate chain bundled in a single file

There is a video for this solution.



The installation is in two parts:
1) Installing Chain/Intermediate Certificate
2) Installing Server Certificate

Part 1 of 2: Installing Chain/Intermediate Certificate

1. Launch the F5 BIG-IP web GUI.

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2. On the Main tab, expand System .

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3. Click SSL Certificate List to display the list of existing certificates.

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4. In the upper right corner, click the Import button.

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5. From the Import Type drop down, select Certificate .

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6. In the Certificate Name field, enter EntrustChain. In the Certificate Source box, browse to the location of the ChainBundle1.crt file.

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7. Click Import . The new certificate should appear in the list as EntrustChain .

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Part 2 of 2: Installing Server Certificate

1. Go back to SSL Certificate List to display the list of existing certificates.

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2. Click the name you assigned to the key file when you created your Certificate Signing Request.

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In this example the name for the key file is F5SSLCertificate.

3. Click Import .

4.In the Certificate Source box, browse to the location of the ServerCertificate.crt file that you downloaded. Click Import .

5. The Server Certificate and Key should now appear in the list.

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6. On the Main tab of the F5 BIG-IP interface, expand Local Traffic and click on Profiles .

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7. In the top menu bar, click on SSL > Client .

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8. Create a new SSL Profile by clicking Create or open an existing SSL profile that has already been setup.

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9. From the Configuration drop down, select Advanced .

10. In the Configuration section, check the Custom box.

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11. Click “ Add ” as shown below.

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12. Under Certificate , select your Server Certificate . It will appear with the same friendly name as private key.

13. Under Key , select the name of the Key from the drop down. This key was generated when you generated your Certificate Signing Request before your requested your certificate.

14. Under Chain , select EntrustChain that was imported in section A above from the drop down. Click “Add” button.

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15. Your certificate will appear under the “ Certificate Key Chain ” text box as shown below.

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16. Scroll down and click “ Finished ” to complete the process.

User-added image Your SSL/TLS certificate should now be installed.

Check that your Certificate has been successfully installed by testing it on the Entrust SSL Install Checker .

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Entrust Certificate Services Support department for further assistance:

Hours of Operation:
Sunday 8:00 PM ET to Friday 8:00 PM ET
North America (toll free): 1-866-267-9297
Outside North America: 1-613-270-2680 (or see the list below)
NOTE : Smart Phone users may use the 1-800 numbers shown in the table below. Otherwise, it is very important that international callers dial the UITF format exactly as indicated. Do not dial an extra "1" before the "800" or your call will not be accepted as an UITF toll free call.

Country Number
Australia 0011 - 800-3687-7863
1-800-767-513
Austria 00 - 800-3687-7863
Belgium 00 - 800-3687-7863
Denmark 00 - 800-3687-7863
Finland 990 - 800-3687-7863 (Telecom Finland)
00 - 800-3687-7863 (Finnet)
France 00 - 800-3687-7863
Germany 00 - 800-3687-7863
Hong Kong 001 - 800-3687-7863 (Voice)
002 - 800-3687-7863 (Fax)
Ireland 00 - 800-3687-7863
Israel 014 - 800-3687-7863
Italy 00 - 800-3687-7863
Japan 001 - 800-3687-7863 (KDD)
004 - 800-3687-7863 (ITJ)
0061 - 800-3687-7863 (IDC)
Korea 001 - 800-3687-7863 (Korea Telecom)
002 - 800-3687-7863 (Dacom)
Malaysia 00 - 800-3687-7863
Netherlands 00 - 800-3687-7863
New Zealand 00 - 800-3687-7863
0800-4413101
Norway 00 - 800-3687-7863
Singapore 001 - 800-3687-7863
Spain 00 - 800-3687-7863
Sweden 00 - 800-3687-7863 (Telia)
00 - 800-3687-7863 (Tele2)
Switzerland 00 - 800-3687-7863
Taiwan 00 - 800-3687-7863
United Kingdom 00 - 800-3687-7863
0800 121 6078
+44 (0) 118 953 3088