HOW TO: Use certificates in Remotely Anywhere using Columbus
  • KB ID: KB-01018
  • Created: 07/06/2017 12:03 PM
  • Updated: 12/12/2017 2:23 PM
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Many modern browsers complain or refuses access to web pages that are not secure or have insecure certificates. For this case you have to add a proper certificate to your Remotely Anywhere installation.

This HOW TO will explain the steps needed to add your certificate to Remotely Anywhere using a Columbus package

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The instructions and the package below will work for versions 11 and 12 of Remotely Anywhere


Follow these steps:

  1. Get your (wildcard) certificate file in a PEM format
    If your certificate is in PFX format, convert it using the following article KB-01017
  2. Download the attached package 900200_RemotelyAnywhere_12_Certificate.ENU and place it into your SW depot
  3. Place your PEM certificate file into the Certificate folder of the package above
  4. Manually install Remotely Anywhere in a PC (or go to a PC where Remotely Anywhere is installed). 
  5. Open a command prompt and change into the directory 
    %programfiles%\RemotelyAnywhere\x86|x64\ (dep. on platform). 
  6. Type RemotelyAnywhere cert –showfil <pathtoyourpemfile> and press Enter. 

  7. Copy the MD5 hash of the certificate. 
  8. Open the package 900200_RemotelyAnywhere_12_Certificate.ENU in Package Studio and replace the content of the following two variables with the name of the certificate resp. with the according MD5 hash
     Set t_certname = "brainwaregroup.pem"
     Set t_certmd5 = "2cde6bf91bf884b0b3f45c216fc2764f" 
    alternatively you can set the following two variables within the CMC:
    c_RACertificateFile, c_RACertificateThumbPrint

  9. Refresh your server depot(s) and assign the package  900200_RemotelyAnywhere_12_Certificate.ENU to the clients 


RA11, RA12


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