How to push the Securly SSL certificate with Active Directory GPO?


Issue: You would like to distribute the Securly SSL certificate using a Mircosoft Active Directory GPO.

Solution: To add certificates to the Trusted Root Certification Authorities store on your Active Directory server for all clients in a Microsoft domain:

Manual Process

  1. Download the Securly certificate.
  2. Open Administrative Tools, and then click Group Policy Management.
  3. In the console tree, under the top level of the domain, right-click and create a new policy and title it Securly Certificate.
  4. Double-click Group Policy Objects in the domain containing the Securly Certificate Group Policy object (GPO) that you want to edit.
  5. In the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC), go to "Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Public Key Policies".
  6. Right-click the Trusted Root Certification Authorities store.
  7. Click Import and follow the steps in the Certificate Import Wizard to import the downloaded certificate.

Automated Script

  1. Download and extract to a folder.
  2. Run SecurlyCertGPO.ps1 as administrator. (This will automatically create and link GPO at the top level)



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