Scenario 1 - Encrypted connection between the front-end web server and browser

Starting situation
Intrexx and the front-end web server are installed on the same (physical or virtual) server. In this scenario, an encrypted connection is required (only) between the front-end web server and the browser.
The certificate is added to the front-end web server.

More information

Using a front-end web server (reverse proxy)

Import a certificate into IIS (Internet Information Services)


Step-by-step guide

To import a certificate into IIS, please proceed as follows:
  1. Start IIS.
  2. Select "Server Certificates" on the homepage.



  3. Click on "Open Feature" on the right under "Actions".
    You will now be on the overview page for server certificates.



  4. Click on "Import" on the right under "Actions".
    The "Import Certificate" dialog will open.



  5. Select your certificate file and enter the corresponding password.
  6. Click on "OK".
    You will be returned to the overview page for server certificates.
    The imported certificate will now be shown in the list.
    You have imported a certificate into IIS.
    You can now add the certificate to a website in IIS.

Add a certificate to a website in IIS


Starting situation You have already created a website in IIS.

Step-by-step guide

To add a certificate to an existing website in IIS, please proceed as follows:
  1. Start IIS.
  2. Select the website that you would like to add the certificate to.
  3. Click on "Bindings".



    The "Site Bindings" dialog will open.



  4. Select the corresponding binding.
  5. Click on "Edit".
    The "Edit Site Binding" dialog will open.



  6. Select the desired certificate under "SSL Certificate".
    You have added a certificate to an existing website in IIS.
Starting situation You are creating a website in IIS.

Step-by-step guide

To add a certificate to a new website, please proceed as follows:
  1. Start IIS.
  2. Select the menu item "Sites" under "Connections" on the left.
  3. Click on "Add Website" under "Actions" on the right.
    The "Add Website" dialog will open.
  4. Select "https" as the type under "Binding".
    The "SSL Certificate" drop-down box will now appear in the dialog.



  5. Select the desired certificate under "SSL Certificate".
    You have added a certificate to a new website in IIS.

More information

Add website in IIS

Add a certificate in NGINX

The encryption specifications should be added to the configuration files "portal-intranet.conf" or "portal-internet.conf", respectively.
More information about NGINX in Intrexx is available here: Configure NGINX.
General information about configuring encrypted connections in NGINX is available at the following links:
NGINX SSL Termination
Configuring HTTPS servers