Adding Certificates to Android

Learn how to add an Certificate to Android.

If your Opsview Monitor system uses a self-signed, or commonly untrusted certificate then you may need to add it you to your Android device, this can be done by following the steps below:

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Visit your Opsview instance
  3. Right click and choose Inspect Element:
  4. From the developer options choose the Security tab
  5. Click View Certificate
  6. On the Certificates pop-up screen click on the 'Certification Path' tab.
  7. Select the root CA that signs your HTTPS certificate, then click the 'View Certificate' button.
  8. On the proceeding Certificate pop up window click on the 'Details' tab.
  9. Click on the 'Copy to File...' button.
  10. Go through the 'Certificate Export Wizard' steps. When asked about the export format, use the default 'DER encoded binary X.509 (.CER)' option.
  11. Transfer the certificate file to your device
  12. Install the certificate on your device using these instructions: https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/2844832?hl=en-GB
  13. Restart Opsview Monitor Mobile.
  14. Login to Opsview Monitor Mobile