Installing iBoss Browser Certificate
Instructions for installing the Certificate:
This guide will assist in the download and installation of the iBoss web filter browser certificate. You will need this certificate to continue. Please download the certificate from the following location and save it locally on your machine:
This process will allow you to visit sites that are using Secure Socket Layer(SSL).
- Click HERE to download certificate
- Once the download is complete, navigate to your downloads folder
- Double click the file and click "Open"
- Click "Install Certificate..." at the bottom of the window
- This will automatically install the certificate to the correct folder and allow you to browse freely.
If the above does not work, please select from the following advanced step by step instructions.
Navigate to: Certificates - Local Computer→Trusted Root Certification Authorities→Certificates
Right-click Certificates and select: All Tasks→Import...
Make sure “Local Machine” is selected as the location and select “Next” on the Cert Import Wizard
Select “Browse…” to find the downloaded cert, and “Next” to continue
Verify that this will Place the cert in the “Trusted Root Certification Authorities” store and press “Next” to continue
Confirm your settings and press “Finish” to complete the import
OK to close
Choose “Advanced” from the sidebar, then the “Certificates” tab, then “View Certificates”
Select the “Authorities” tab under Certificate Manager, then select the “Import…” button
Browse to your downloaded cert, select it, and press “Open” to continue
Select all available options for the cert trust and press “OK” to continue
Verify that it shows up in the list and press “OK” to close Certificate Manager
Enter in the admin credentials for the Mac and select “Modify Keychain”
Confirm by selecting “Always Trust”
Enter the admin credentials for the Mac and select “Update Settings”
The cert should now be installed
There are multiple ways to install the cert, this will cover the most direct and repeatable across most Android UI skins
Navigate to the Settings menu→Security→Credential Storage→Install from device storage
Choose the location you saved the cert (default storage location for the browser)
Select the cert and press “Done” to continue
The cert should populate with a name, (if not enter iboss.avon.k12.in.us). Under the "Credential use" drop down select "WIFI" from the list, Select “OK” to continue
You should see a message confirming the installation
To verify the installation simply return to the Credential storage section in Security and select “Trusted credentials”
Select the “user” tab to find all user certs
Download certificate with link above. Click on Settings/Profile Downloaded/Install.
Select “Install” from the top right portion of the Warning window
Select “Install” when it asks to confirm to Install Profile
Select “Done” from the “Profile Installed” dialog window
After Verification, click on Settings/General/About/Certificate Trust Settings (bottom of the page)/Toggle on iBoss
Scroll down and select “Show advanced settings”
Scroll down and select “Manage certificates” under HTTPS/SSL
Select the “Authorities” tab, and then the “Import…” button
Navigate to the cert you downloaded, select it then select “Open”
Select all items on the trust verification window, then select “OK” to continue
Verify that it shows up now under “Authorities” and select “Done” to close the Certificate manager window