How to enable SSL support on your Proxy ?


By default, the SSL is not managed by the proxy this means ( see first : Artica Proxy and SSL )

  • In connected mode ( set proxy in browsers ): The proxy will only pass the connection to the target We server.
  • In Transparent mode: The 443 destination port is not forwarded to the proxy and TCP packets are sended to the next hope.

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When no port handle SSL, SSL features are disabled in dashboard

The SSL support in Artica v 2.x is drived by the “Ports” section.

The ports section allows you to create a port and/or define SSL options inside the defined port.

With Connected mode:

  • Update:¬†Decrypt SSL the proper way
  • To enable SSL with¬† connected mode, you did not need to create a dedicated port, just open the current used port.
  • Turn On the “Use SSL Encryption” option.
  • Select the certificate.
  • Apply the ports settings.

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With Transparent mode:

  • With transparent mode, you need to add a new “Internal” port that allows the network card to redirect 443 destination port to a local proxy port.
  • In the same way of the connected method :Turn On the “Use SSL Encryption” option.
  • Select the certificate.
  • Apply the ports settings.

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  • In the main table, you will see icon under the decrypt SSL column

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  • Click on Apply button on the main table to make ports available in production mode.

 

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