Configure SSL for SharePoint 2013

In this post i will show you how to configure SSL for your SharePoint2013 site.

Steps:

  1. Create Self Signed Certificate on IIS 8
  2. Import Self Signed Certificate to SharePoint Certificate store
  3. Add Self Signed Certificate to trust management in Central Administration
  4. Configure IIS Binding
  5. Configure AAM

Note: Make sure to perform these steps with admin privileges.

Step 1: Create Self Signed Certificate on IIS 8

Open IIS Manager and then go to Server name and choose IIS Section “Server Certificates

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Click on Create Self-Signed Certificate… on Actions pane

Specify a name like “SharePointSelfSignedCert” and click Ok

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Double click on this created Certificate and go to details Tab and click copy to File…

Click Next (Welcome…),

Select No, do not export the private key and click Next ,

Select DER encoded binary and click Next,

Specify the location for the certificate and Click Next and then finish (Imported).

Step 2: Import Self Signed Certificate to SharePoint Certificate store

Open Manage Compute Certificate on Windows Server 2012 and go to SharePoint node and then right click All tasks >> import

Click Next and then specify the location of exported certificate in previous step and then Click Next,

Make sure Certificate store is SharePoint and Click Next and then finish (Exported)

Step 3: Add Self Signed Certificate to trust management in Central Administration

Go to Central Administration >> Security >> Manage Trust (to inform SharePoint to trust this certificate also).

And Click New

And a name and specify the location for the certificate and Click Ok.

Step 4: Configure IIS Binding

Go to IIS Manager and choose your web application and then click on Binding in Actions pane

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Click Add..

Type: Https

SSL Certificate: SharePointSlefSignedCert (which created previously).

Click Ok.

Step 5: Configure AAM

Go Central Administration >> Alternate Access Mapping and Choose your web application

And click on Edit Public URLs and then add HTTPS URL

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And Click Save.

Now try to brows your site with HTTPS URL

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Thanks and Happy SharePointing 😉

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