On a Cisco SG500-52 Small Business switch, I generated a new 2048-bit RSA private key and generated a Certificate Signing Request to submit to a CA. I received the new certificate from the CA and tried to import it in to the SG500-52 switch. (Firmware version 18.104.22.168, boot 22.214.171.124)
It is not possible to paste the resulting certificate text into the Import box; the import box is limited to less characters than the length of a certificate for a 2048-bit key.....
Catch-22, anyone? (Or maybe better to say, Catch-2048?)
Is there a solution for this, perhaps in a newer firmware version? .. can it be done at the CLI instead of through the web interface?
Re: 2048-bit RSA private key for Cisco SG500 SSL Certificate, ca
Thanks Prithvi, that works.
A warning to all, the switch reset, or perhaps simply became totally unavailable (it stopped servicing network traffic), for one to two minutes as soon as I entered the trailing "." to terminate the certificate text input.
So, this is a disruptive operation.
But, when the switch came back (it still showed uptime of several days, so it wasn't a total reset), the certificate was in place, and does work.
I would still like to know if Cisco has fixed the problem with the too-small input limit on the web interface for certificate import. (And, now, also, if Cisco has fixed the problem of the certificate import causing a service disruption!)
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