This procedure will guide through each step required to install Security Certificates. The following steps must be performed on each PC which is accessing the VPN and EVE.
If during this process your security system asks you if you wish to open or install one of the files below click Yes or Open as appropriate.
You will go through the Certificate Import Wizard twice as there are two files to install. The process is different for each file so follow the steps carefully.
(1) Download and Copy .zip file to all PC’s
Download this file and copy it to each PC which is accessing the EVE database. Store the file in a location that is easy to find such as Downloads or your Desktop. It, along with the extracted files will be deleted at the end of this procedure for your security.
(2) Extract the .zip file
Locate the .zip file on each pc from the step above and depending on which ever version of Windows you are using Extract all Files.
Microsoft will indicate where the extracted files will be placed. Take note of this location.
Take note of this location.
Once the files have been extracted you will begin the actual Certificate Installation.
(3) Install the P004-CA Security Certificate first
Locate and Double Click the unzipped P004-CA file to begin installation.
(4) On the Certificate Information Screen Click Install Certificate…
On the Certificate Import Wizard screen, either
- Select Local Machine then click Next
If you are installing on a PC running Windows 8, or 10), or
- Simply Click Next
If you are installing the Certificate on a PC running Windows 7. There will be no options to choose.
(5) Certificate Store
(A) Select Place all Certificates in the following store
(B) Click Browse
(C) Select Trusted Root Certification Authorities
(D) Click OK
(E) Click Next
(6) On the Complete the Certificate Import Screen Click Finish
You will be advised that the Import was successful. Click OK and OK
(7) Install your store’s Personal Information Exchange File
Locate and Double Click to open your store unzipped Personal Information Exchange file
(8) Welcome to the Certificate Import Wizard
File to Import
Private Key Protection
(A) Key in the password you were supplied in a separate email - it is NOT your database password.
(B) Verify that only Include all extended properties is ticked
(C) Click Next
Certificate Store – “Automatically Select the certificate store….” should be ticked.
Your Store’s Personal Information Exchange file will be installed when you click Finish
You will be advised that the Import was Successful.
(9) Switch CISCO VPN login from Manual Password to SSL Certificate
Connect to the CISCO VPN
When the User Name and Password box appears:
(A) Select the Dropdown Box arrow beside Group: EVE
(B) Select EveSSLAuth from the Dropdown box
If you have completed the steps correctly, you will now be logged into the CISCO VPN.
In future, if you log out of your CISCO VPN, or your computer is powered off, when you select Connect to CISCO VPN, all you will need to do is click OK.
(10) Delete extract files
The Certificate you have installed are designed so that they cannot be copied from your computer to any other computer. The extracted files used for the Certificate installation are no longer needed, but cam be copied. If you don’t delete these files, hackers or staff can copy them to other computers and may be able to access your database without your knowledge. Return to the location where the files were placed when you extracted them and delete the files.
Deleting the files will not delete the installed certificates. We further recommend that you proceed to your Trash folder on your desktop and delete them from there as well.In future should you wish to add a new computer and need these files again, we have them on file for your use.