Adding Self Signed Root Certificates

December 13, 2016

Often times you may need to have your internal systems have a non-public root certificate installed, from an internal CA. These are a few steps on how to add that root certificate.

Linux (CentOS 6)

  1. Install the ca-certificates package from yum.
  2. Enable the ability to dynamically update CA Trusts
  3. Add your certs to /etc/pki/ca-trust/source/anchors/
  4. Update your CA Trusts

 Linux (CentOS 7)

  1. Copy your root certificate to /etc/pki/ca-trust/source/anchors/
  2. Update your CA Trusts

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