Manually install SSL certificate under Windows OS

Windows  HTTPS configuration

The first step is to buy a https certificate from a certificate autority (,,,,etc) for the domain of the server on which you have installed the Access File Service.

1.1 Install the certficate
  1. Open Certificate Manager by clicking the Start button, typing certmgr.msc into the search box, and then pressing Enter.‌  If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

  2. Click the folder that you want to import the certificate into, click the Action menu, point to All Tasks, and then clickImport.

  3. Click Next, and then follow the instructions to install CA in Trusted Authority store

2. Get the certificate Thumbprint
  1. Click Start, click Run, type mmc, and then click OK. The Add or Remove Snap-ins dialog box opens.

  2. In Add or Remove Snap-ins, in Available snap-ins, double-click Certificates. The Certificates snap-in wizard opens. Click Computer account, and then click Next.

  3. In Select Computer, ensure that Local computer (the computer this console is running on) is selected, click Finish, and then click OK.

  4. In the left pane, double-click Certificates (Local Computer), and then double-click the Trusted Root Certification Authorities folder.

  5. The Certificates folder is a subfolder of the Trusted Root Certification Authorities folder. Click the Certificates folder.

  6. In the details pane, browse to the certificate for your trusted root CA. Double-click the certificate. The Certificate dialog box opens.

  7. In the Certificate dialog box, click the Details tab.

  8. In the list of fields, scroll to and select and copy Thumbprint.

3. Run netsh

Open a cmd window as administrator and run the command:

netsh http add sslcert ipport= certhash=your_Thumbprint appid={c4970ca7-2023-4bd2-af3f-958d40419d96}

your_port  is the port of on which the Access File Service is running (open the configuration app / file to see it ) and
Thumbprint - certificate Thumbprint optained at the step 2. (no spaces).

Make sure that in the Access File Service configuration app (and config file) you have and address starting with https.

4.The final step is to restart the Access File Service

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