SSL Protocol


Transparent mode: HTTPs web sites are not blocked

You have setup the transparent mode and Enabled the Web-Filtering service. You have correctly define rules that deny audio-video and Youtube in SSL mode is not blocked why ? Check that you have correctly defined an SSL port in transparent. Go to Your proxy Click on Listen ports link. Check […]

Create a self-signed certificate for the proxy

Go into the certificate center Click on Create A Self-Signed certificate   Turn on the “Proxy certificate” option. Open the certificate settings and modify certificate information. Click on the build icon in order to build the certificate. You can see certificates in green and you can download certificate components.


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Cannot export the private key from my Windows server

Download the file ( some antivirus detect this package as unwanted program ) a tool that will extract the private key from installed certificates. Extract the mimikatz files to a directory on your Active Directory server. Run cmd.exe as an Administrator (you may need to navigate to C:\Windows\System32\ and […]

Use a GoDaddy certificate for a Proxy SSL port

To obtain a GoDaddy certificate you need to generate the Certifcate request with the Certificate center Click on Your system on the top menu. Select Certificate Center item. Click on Certificate CSR tab. The most important field is the Common Name, it should be a full domain if you purchase […]

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SSL connections are very slow. Why?

When playing with certificates, the proxy use caches to store generated certificates for each visited SSL website. This cache is not cleaned when you change the certificate in a proxy port. How to purge certificates cache database ? On Your Proxy section, select SSL rules link. On the main tab, […]

How to decrypt all Internet web sites ?

To decrypt all internet Web sites, you need to use SSL Rules. On the TOP click on “Your Proxy” Choose SSL rules Click on New rule. Set the rule name. Turn ON the Uncrypt SSL option Click on Add button   Click on the created rule, Click on link object. […]

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Install the Proxy certificate on Internet Explorer

This Article is based on Artica v.2.15.071713 or above. See: Automatically Deploy Proxy certificate to FireFox/Internet Explorer When using SSL MAN-IN-THE-MIDDLE, you should install Proxy certificate in order to avoid Browsers warning on a non-trusted certificate Create a self-signed certificate for the proxy Go on a client Workstation. Type the […]

Decrypt SSL the proper way.

The v2.15.071712 or above improve the SSL decrypt method and help you to implement SSL decryption. 1) Build a certificate not the default one. Using the default certificate is not the good way, you have to create a new certificate with correct settings. see – Create a self-signed certificate for […]

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The certificate center

The certificate center is an Artica section designed to store all SSL certificates that should be used by the system ( Web services, Proxy service, Reverse-Proxy services, Mail services )   On the TOP menu, click on System.   Under the maintain section, click on “Certificates center” link     […]