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BYO (Bring Your Own) Certificate with CRL checking

For "New Install" tasks - instead of using self-signed certificates, Control Center Director should allow to use user's certificate for the communication between Connect Direct server and Control Center Director.

  • Guest
  • Oct 5 2020
  • Planned for future release
What is your industry? Banking
How will this idea be used?

Such feature would allow to replace communication based on self-signed CCD certificates with communication encrypted by certificate brought by user. Private key should not be shared nor included to the .zip/.tar bundle. The installer scripts (installCD.sh or installCDWindows.ps1) could take the certificate/key from the local file system on the Connect Direct server as an input to installCD.sh/installCDWindows.ps1 scripts.

Software should have an option to disable self-signed certificates communication - ideally not only by limiting the list of trusted certificates in the truststore but also by an explicit settings in the configuration.

If software at any stage verifies the certificate then it should have a CRL (certificate revocation list) checking mechanism implemented.

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders commented
    16 Oct, 2020 11:55am

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with us. I had a chance to review this with my team and we're in agreement that adding the ability to point to an externally generated certificate for new C:D deployments would be both valuable and technically feasible. We will accept this request and will look to add it to the roadmap moving forward.

    Sincerely,

    Chris Sanders

    Control Center Director Offering Manager

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