Getting Started with Digital Signature in Bulk Mail
Obtaining and using digital signature in Bulk Mail.
Provide the following information:
- Name of the customer
- Customer NetID
- Primary email address
- List of all email aliases
- Name: Sammy Willy Owl
- NetID: swo1
- List hst the primary email addresses that will be used to send Bulk Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 2: The person requesting the cert should check their email for a message from the Certificate Authority (Certificate Services Manager <email@example.com>) for an invitation with a link to create the certificate. [At this step, you may request assistance from your Division Representative]. The email should read as follows with the customers information.
Dear <Requestor Name>, You now need to complete the following steps: * Click the following link to validate your email https://cert-manager.com/customer/InCommon/smime?action=invite&requestCode=RUpXxp34pUTrYYSY8V5SeI3Tk&email=<requestor NetID%40rice%2eedu (if the link doesn't work please copy request code RUpXxp34pUTrYYSY8V5SeI3Tk and paste it into proper field in the validation form). Your request code: RUpXxp34pUTrYYSY8V5SeI3Tk * Type in a PIN to protect your email certificate * Click 'Download' to collect your certificate. You should save this file to a safe place on your hard drive. * Import your new certificate into your email client and/or internet browser. (Please contact your administrator for help with this/Please click the following link for instructions)
Step 3: The email will direct the user to click on a URL that will show a page titled InCommon Certificate Manager - User Registration.
Step 4: The customer should create a strong password in a text file that can be copied and pasted into the PIN and re-type PIN fields. Loss of this password will require you to start over from scratch as this certificate will be unusable. The PIN is the password to access the file. The Pass-Phrase is used only for renewing the certificate or revoking it. Create Pass-Phrases and save them in the text file and copy them into the appropriate fields then click SUBMIT at the bottom of the page.
Step 5: The certificate will be made available for download. Click DOWNLOAD, have the customer create a box share, and MOVE the .p12 file into it. The file is encrypted using the PIN the customer chose during Step 3.
Step 6: Create a BOX folder and MOVE the file into this folder. In Box, share the folder with Omer@rice.edu. Copy the Box share URL.
Step 7: Have the customer email Omer@rice.edu with the URL from box for the location of the certificate. In the email request the cert to be installed in Bulk Mail.