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Specifying certificates for trusted Administration Servers in Kaspersky Security Center Web Console

8 April 2024

ID 184402

The existing Administration Server certificate is automatically replaced with a new one before the certificate expiration date. You can also replace the existing Administration Server certificate with a custom one. Every time the certificate is changed, the new certificate must be specified in the settings of Kaspersky Security Center Web Console. Otherwise, Kaspersky Security Center Web Console will not be able to connect to the Administration Server.

To specify a new certificate for the Administration Server:

  1. On the device where the Administration Server is installed, copy the certificate file, for example, to a mass storage device.

    By default, the certificate file is stored in the following folder:

    • For Windows—%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\KasperskyLab\adminkit\1093\cert
    • For Linux—/var/opt/kaspersky/klnagent_srv/1093/cert/
  2. On the device where Kaspersky Security Center Web Console is installed, place the certificate file in a local folder.
  3. Run the ksc-web-console-<version number>.<build number>.exe installation file under an account with administrative privileges.

    This starts the setup wizard.

  4. On the first wizard page, select the Upgrade option.

    Follow the instructions of the wizard.

  5. On the Trusted Administration Servers page of the wizard, select the required Administration Server and click the Edit button.

    Specifying trusted Administration Servers

  6. In the Edit Administration Server window that opens, click the Browse button, specify the path to the new certificate file, and then click the Update button to apply changes.
  7. On the Ready for Kaspersky Security Center Web Console modification page of the wizard, click the Upgrade button to start the upgrade.
  8. After the application reconfiguration successfully completes, click the Finish button.
  9. Log in to Kaspersky Security Center Web Console.

Kaspersky Security Center Web Console works with the specified certificate.

See also:

About Administration Server certificate

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