Create Certificates for Salesforce Lightning Connector
A CA-Signed Certificate is required for each user. The certificate contains details of authority, assurance and the required permissions for a user to view the data.
On this page, you can create a new public-private key pair and a certificate request which can be downloaded and then sent to a certificate authority to be signed.
To create a certificate:
- In the quick access menu () > select Service Setup
- Locate the Certificate and Key Management option under Security, or type Certificate and Key Management in the Quick Find box, then select Certificate and Key Management.
- Select Create CA-Signed Certificate.
- A unique certificate is generated using a combination of information provided in the fields.Enter the following information.
- Label: Enter a label to help you identify the certificate.
- Unique Name: Enter a unique name.
- Type: CA-Signed (non-editable field)
- Key Size: Select a key size for your certificate and keys.
- Exportable Private Key: Ensure that this option is selected, else, your private key isn’t included with certificates you export to a keystore.
- Common Name: The user's email address to the Gospel account.
- Email Address: The email address associated with this certificate.
- Company: The name of your company
- Department: The department/group of the company to which the user belongs and for which this certificate is being generated. For example, Admin or Sales.
- City: The city in which the company resides
- State/Province: The state in which the company resides
- Country Code: The two-letter country code corresponding to the country the company resides in. For example, for the United Kingdom the country code is GB.
- Click Save to generate a Certificate Signing Request.
- On the Certificate and Key Management page, select Download Certificate Signing Request to download the file in .csr format
- Send the certificate request to be signed by the Gospel CA for your environment
- When you receive the signed certificate you have to import the certificate. Select Upload Signed Certificate.
- On the Upload a Signed Certificate page, click Choose file to select the certificate file and click Save to complete the upload process