Change Apache SSL certificate

Change Apache SSL certificate


Retrieve certificate

Download certificate from Synology

  • Open Control Panel
  • Select Security
  • Select Certificate tab
  • Right click certificate and select Export certificate

The output includes cert.pem, chain.pem, and privkey.pem in archive file or folder.

Merge certificate and chain

Concatenate certificate file and chain file into one file called cert-with-chain.pem or fullchain.pem

Deploy certificate files

  • Create a folder in apache configuration folder, such certs/
  • Copy cert-with-chain.pem and privkey.pem file into certs/ folder.

Setup Apache

This can be done by changing Apache configuration or change the make soft link to the files which configuration used.

Apache configuration items

SSLCertificateFile      /data/certs/cert-with-chain.pem
SSLCertificateKeyFile /data/certs/privkey.key

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