Content Filter Certificate Import

  • RCS Network Services utilizes the iBoss Secure Web Gateway for filtering and analyzing all internet traffic within the district. This service in the modern age requires a trusted certificate to function properly for many secure websites. (banking, search engines, online purchasing, etc). If you experience multiple security warnings on websites, you'll need to install this certificate. 
     
    The following instructions will assist any users who bring their own devices on campus, in which we can not manage centrally, in importing our security certificate. 
     
    Windows Devices:
    Step 1:  Select this Link: Download Certificate
    Step 2:  When download is complete, Open the certificate in your "Downloads" folder
    Step 3:  Select "Install Certificate"
    Step 4:  Select "Local Machine" if available
    Step 5:  Select "Place all Certificates in the following store" and Click Browse
    Step 6:  Select  "Trusted Root Certification Authorities"
    Step 7:  Select Next, Finish, OK, Etc. to finish the process. You should now be able to browse using
    Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer without issues. Firefox does not recognize this process.
     
    Chromebook Devices:
    Step 1:  Select this Link: Download Certificate
    Step 2:  When download is complete, navigate to Settings in the Chrome Browser
    Step 3:  Scroll down and select "Advanced" at the bottom of the page 
    Step 4:  Under the "Privacy and Security" section, select "Manage Certificates"
    Step 5:  Select the "Authorities" Tab and select "Import"
    Step 6:  Select your "Downloads" folder and click on the iboss.rcsboe.internal.crt file then select OPEN
    Step 7:  Check all boxes under "Trust Settings" and select OK.
    Step 8:  Process Complete
     
    MAC OS Devices:
    Step 1:  Select this Link: Download Certificate
    Step 2:  Open the Certificate in your "Downloads" folder
    Step 3:  On the "Add Certificates" Window, Select "System" in the "Keychain" Drop down and click "Add"
    Step 4:  Enter local device personal username and password and click "Modify Keychain"
    Step 5:  When the "keychain Access" window becomes available, Choose "System" in the top left area. 
    Step 6:  In the right side pane, scroll until you find the "RCS iBoss" certificate and double click on it
    Step 7:  Click the small arrow next to "Trust",
    Step 8:  In the "When using this certificate" drop down, select "Always Trust"
    Step 9:  Close "RCS iBoss" window and enter your local device personal username and password
    and select "Update Settings"
    Step 10: Process Complete 
     
     
    iOS Devices:
    Step 1:  Using Safari, Select this Link: Download Certificate 
    Step 2:  Select "Install" at the top right when the "RCS iBoss" indicator displays;enter pass code if necessary
    Step 3:  Select "Install" option
    Step 4:  Select "Done" at the top right 
    Step 5:  Process Complete 
     
    Android Devices: 
    Step 1:  Select this Link: Download Certificate 
    Step 2:  Swipe down from top to see recent downloads and select the "iBoss.rcsboe.internal.crt" file
    Step 3:  Give the certificate a name, such as "RCS"
    Step 4:  On the drop down arrow, select "WiFi"
    Step 5:  click "OK"
    Step 6:  Process Complete