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How is the L1M Chain Certificate installed on a Cisco ASA appliance?

Article Number: 46500


How is the L1M Chain Certificate installed on a Cisco ASA appliance?


To install the L1M Chain Certificate on a Cisco ASA appliance make sure that you have, complete the following steps:


-     The L1M chain certificate installation steps includes two chain certificates. Please make sure you have already downloaded the Intermediate1 and Intermediate2 certificates from Entrust certificate pick up link.

-     If the Intermediate1 and Intermediate2 certificates have already existed on the device then you don’t need to install it again because the device will reject it.

-     These steps are based on Cisco ASDM 7.3 and ASA 5510.


In the Cisco ASDM Configuration Tool, select Configuration > Device Management > Certificate Management > CA Certificates.

Click Add. The Install Certificate dialog box appears.

    • Enter a Trustpoint Name or keep the default. The chain certificate must be installed on a different Trustpoint than the original request.
    • Click the Install from a file radio button. Enter the path and file name of the Intermediate2, or click Browse to search for the file.
    • Click Install Certificate.
    1. In the CA Certificate Installation dialog box, click OK.

      • The Intermediate2 Certificate should now appear in the list of CA Certificates.

        • Repeat the above steps for installing the Intermediate1 certificate. 
        • At the end, you should see both certificates appears on the CA certificates section. Click Save on menu botton.