Public CA signed certificate

L4 Transporter

Public CA signed certificate


Need to confirm on certificate if  only CA option is checked  then it is Public CA signed certificate?


which type of cert it is when only CA option is checked?





L7 Applicator

Re: Public CA signed certificate

Hi @MP18


Are you asking for a cert that you have created on your PA (or one that you have imported from a corporate CA) or a completely different cert?

L5 Sessionator

Re: Public CA signed certificate

Hey @MP18


When you click the "Certificate Authority" box when generating a certificate, it means that other certificates can be signed by that certificate. For example, if you wanted a full certificate chain that is all self-signed it would be:


Root Certificate - Marked As Certificate Authority

    Intermediate Certificate (Signed by Root Certificate) - Marked as Certificate Authority

        Primary Certificate (Signed by Intermediate Certificate) - Not marked as Certificate Authority


Edit: and no, marking a certificate as a certificate authority does not make it a publically signed certificate - i.e. devices won't trust it.


To get a publically signed certificate, you need to generate a certificate signing request (CSR) by generating a certificate and then select "Signed by: External Authority"

L4 Transporter

Re: Public CA signed certificate

Asking about the cert which i created on the PA.

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