Import certificates

Use the import certificate command to replace the certificate that Octopus Server uses to authenticate itself with its Tentacles.

Import certificate options

Usage: octopus.server import-certificate [<options>]

Where [<options>] is any of:

      --instance=VALUE       Name of the instance to use
      --config=VALUE         Configuration file to use
  -f, --from-file=VALUE      Import a certificate from the specified file
                               generated by the new-certificate command or a
                               Personal Information Exchange (PFX) file
      --pw, --pfx-password=VALUE
                             Personal Information Exchange (PFX) private key
                             Skips the database compatibility check
                             Skips the database schema upgrade checks. Use
                               with caution

Or one of the common options:

      --help                 Show detailed help for this command

Basic example

This example imports a certificate from the file OctopusServer-certificate.pfx to replace the existing certificate that the Octopus Server instance named OctopusServer uses to authenticate itself with its Tentacles:

octopus.server import-certificate --instance="OctopusServer" --from-file="C:\temp\OctopusServer-certificate.pfx" --pfx-password="Sup3r5ecretPa$$w0rd"

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Page updated on Sunday, January 1, 2023