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IPAWS Key Installation

Overview

Once you have been approved to send IPAWS messages, you will receive two emails required to set up your IPAWS notification system. One will contain a .zip file holding a .txt file and a .jks file, and the other instructions on how to access the files in the .zip file.

Instructions

  1. Download the .zip Folder to your desktop
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  2. Unzip the Folder
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    • Note: You will not be able to extract the .txt file using Windows. We recommend using 7-Zip to extract these files.
  3. Enter the password in your email to unzip the folder and click OK
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  4. Open the .txt file
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    • Note: The keys in this file are required to set up IPAWS on your CivicReady site
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      • Private Key: This is your private key password
        • Note: This password is extremely sensitive. Do not share this password.
      • Keystore: This is required to access the Java Keystore Container
      • Expires: The expiration date of your digital certificate
  5. Log into your CivicReady site and click Posts
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  6. Click IPAWS Keys
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  7. Click + New IPAWS Key
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  8. Complete in the fields
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    • Key Title: The name of this IPAWS Key
    • Attach key file: Your .jks file
    • Keystore Password: The Keystore Password in your .txt file
    • Key Passowrd: They key in your .txt file
    • COG ID: The test ID found in your email
    • Environment: Determines whether messages are live or demo
    • Timezone: Your local timezone
  9. Click Browse
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  10. Attach the .jks file in your unzipped folder
  11. Click Add
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