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Manage an SSL client

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018

You can use the SSL-VPN function to establish a secure point-to-site connection. VPN Gateway generates the required certificates for you. You can add these certificates to your client, then start a secure connection.

Note the following about the SSL client certificates:

  • Number of clients per SSL server: 50

  • Maximum number of SSL client creations: 100 times

  • Validation duration per SSL client certificate: 3 years

Create client certificates

Follow these steps to create client certificates:

  1. Log on to the VPC console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click VPN > SSL Clients.

  3. On the SSL Clients page, select a region.

  4. Click Create Client Certificate.

  5. Configure the client certificate according to the following information, and click OK.

    ConfigurationDescription
    Name

    The name of the SSL client certificate.

    The name can contain from 2 to 128 characters. It must begin with English letters, and can contain numbers, hyphens, and underlines.

    SSL Server The associated SSL server.

Download client certificates

Follow these steps to download the client certificates:

  1. Log on to the VPC console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click VPN > SSL Clients.

  3. On the SSL Clients page, select the region of the target client certificate.

  4. Click Download in the Actions column of the target client certificate.

Delete client certificates

Follow these steps to delete client certificates:

  1. Log on to the VPC console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click VPN > SSL Clients.

  3. On the SSL Clients page, select the region of the target client certificate.

  4. Click Delete in the Actions column of the target client certificate.

  5. In the displayed dialog box, click OK.

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