Configuring SSL Certificates in Posit Workbench#
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Configuring SSL certificates#
You can configure SSL/TLS certificates by editing the configuration file to point to the relevant private key and certificate files and restarting Posit Workbench, formerly RStudio Workbench.
To configure SSL certificates, add the following lines to the Workbench configuration file:
ssl-enabled=1 ssl-certificate=<PATH-TO-CERTIFICATE-FILE> ssl-certificate-key=<PATH-TO-KEY-FILE>
For HTTP to HTTPS redirects to work properly, ensure that you remove the
www-port option from the configuration file if you have defined it.
Then restart Workbench by running the following command:
$ sudo rstudio-server restart
When Workbench is configured to use SSL, then all HTTP traffic to port 80 will be redirected to HTTPS on port 443.
For more information on SSL certificates and other related settings, refer to the SSL Configuration section in the Workbench Administration Guide.