Self-Signed certificates for SSL inspection (Video)


In this video, you will learn how to prevent your users from getting security errors when you have full SSL inspection enabled. You will create a custom self-signed certificate with OpenSSL and then install it on your FortiGate.

Unalike the FortiGate’s default certificate; this custom certificate will provide a chain of trust that allows network users to trust the FortiGate as a CA in its own right. Once the FortiGate is trusted, your users should not see any more certificate warnings.

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Kayla Robinson

Kayla Robinson

Technical Writer at Fortinet
Kayla Robinson works in Ottawa as part of Fortinet's Technical Documentation and New Media team. With a Bachelor's degree from Carleton, and a graduate certificate in Technical Writing from Algonquin College, she enjoys creating FortiOS Cookbook videos.
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This video uses OpenSSL Version 0.9.8h-1.