SSL Certificates

CIS has made an arrangement with InCommon for issuing digital certificates (cert). A cert is an electronic file containing personal information about its owner as well as the owner's public key, used to establish a web site owner's credentials when transactions on the Internet must be secured. Requests are managed by the office of Computing Accounts and Passwords (CAP).

Request this Service: 

Submit a CIS request (http://brown.edu/go/helpticket). Click the 'See More Categories' button first, then choose 'Business Systems' -> 'Digital Certificate Request'. You will be prompted to include the following information in your request:

  • the "common name" (i.e. the name of the server)
  • the type of cert (SSL, Intranet SSL, Wildcard SSL, or Multi-Domain SSL)
  • the server software ( Apache, HP, Microsoft IIS, Oracle, Red Hat, etc)
  • the term of the cert (one, two, or three years)
  • the CSR

If you need any support on the filling out of the ticket, please contact the CAP directly at cap@brown.edu or 3-4357.  If you do not have Remedy access, you may also contact the Help Desk to file the ticket.

Cost: 

Free  (cost is covered by CIS)

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