Instructions for installing the Securly SSL Certificate, Manually and Distributed

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This page contains links to step-by-step instructions and a downloadable SSL certificate that should be installed for a seamless experience on different Operating Systems and browsers. You will need both the 2020 and 2034 SSL Certificates installed. Installing the SSL certificate ensures that Securly is able to filter all HTTPS sites without the end-user receiving an SSL Error. 

  1. How to manually install the Securly SSL certificate on iPhones and iPads
  2. How to manually install the Securly SSL certificate on Chromebooks and Chromeboxes
  3. How to manually install the Securly SSL certificate on macOS
  4. How to manually install the Securly SSL certificate on Android devices
  5. How to manually install the Securly SSL certificate on Windows 10
  6. How to manually install the Securly SSL certificate on Firefox browsers

You can also deploy the Securly SSL Certificate en masse via Device Management. This is the preferred deployment method as it ensures all managed devices receive the Trusted SSL Certificate. 

  1. How to deploy the Securly SSL certificate with an Active Directory GPO
  2. How to deploy the Securly SSL certificate in the G Suite Admin Console

We have Knowledge Base Articles explaining how to create MDM Payloads which install the Securly SSL Certificate and our SmartPAC.  If your macOS and iOS devices aren't filtered by SmartPAC you can still follow the KB Articles below, simply omit the steps necessary for installing the Securly SmartPAC. 

  1. Cisco Meraki System Manager
  2. JAMF Pro MDM
  3. VMware AirWatch MDM
  4. FileWave MDM
  5. SchoolMDM by Securly
  6. Apple Configurator

 Our SSL Certificates are available in all formats from the following Knowledge Base Article.

  1. Securly CA Certificate All Formats

If you are responsible for BYOD within your environment, we have created two intelligent landing pages which you can point your BYOD users to. These pages will detect which Operating System the user is coming from and present the appropriate SSL Certificate for them to download.  In addition to the download, the user will also have a narrated video and links for manual installation instructions.  Many schools elect to have these pages set as the first page anyone receives when connecting to BYOD Wireless Networks. 

There are two URL's available and it's important to understand their differences. 

When you navigate to www.securly.com/ssl, this page will present the end-user with the Securly SSL Certificate which expires in 2034.  With the exception of when viewing from a macOS or Windows OS as these users are able to download an executable which installs both the 2020 and 2034 SSL Certificates. 

When you navigate to www.securly.com/ssl2020, this page will present the end-user with the Securly SSL Certificate which is currently in production and expires in 2020. With the exception of when viewing from a macOS or Windows OS as these users are able to download an executable which installs both the 2020 and 2034 SSL Certificates. 

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