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Administrating the Camera
Using the 802.1X Authentication Function — 802.1X Menu
Client certificate Tab
When TLS is selected as the EAP method, client
certificate is imported for authentication at the camera.
Client certificate request
Import, display or delete the client certificate.
To import the client certificate
Click Browse… to select the client certificate to be
Then click Submit, and the selected file will be
imported to the camera.
The import process becomes invalid if the selected file is
not a client certificate or the imported client certificate is
To display the information of the client
When the client certificate has been saved in the camera
correctly, its information appears on Status, Issuer DN,
Subject DN, Validity Period and Extended Key
Status: Shows if the status of the client certificate is
valid or invalid.
Valid means the client certificate is correctly stored
Invalid means the client certificate is not correctly
stored and set.
Possible causes of Invalid are as follows:
– The private key password included in the client
certificate is not specified correctly.
– The private key password is specified in spite of
the fact that the key pair in the client certificate is
– The key pair is not included in the client certificate.
When the client certificate to be imported is of
PKCS#12 format and the private key password is not set
correctly, “<Put correct private key password>” is
displayed in the boxes of Issuer DN, Subject DN,
Validity Period and Extended Key Usage. Specify the
correct private key password to confirm the information
of the certificate.
To delete the client certificate
Click Delete, and the client certificate stored in the
camera will be deleted.
Private key password
Type the password for the private key information
included in the client certificate using up to
Leave the text box blank if the private key information
included in the client certificate is not encrypted.
If no private key password is set in the camera, the text
box is activated to allow entering of a password.
If a private key password is already set, it is displayed as
To change the private key password, click this button.
The current password is cleared and the password text
box is actived to allow new password entry.
Click at the bottom of the menu if you want to
cancel changing the private key password after clicking
Reset. Doing so restores the other setting items in the
Client certificate tab to their previous settings.
See “Buttons common to every menu” on page 32.