Acquisition of Push Certificate

Last updated: 2020-05-13 18:26:04

    Notes on iOS Push Certificate

    Message Push Certificate Overview

    This guide describes how to generate iOS message push certificates required by TPNS.
    iOS push certificates include push certificate for the development environment and push certificate for the release environment.
    According to this tutorial, create a push certificate for the development environment and a push certificate for the release environment.

    APNs Push Certificate Request

    Step 1. Create a request file for message push certificate

    First, open the Keychain Access tool.

    Then, select Request a Certificate From a Certificate Authority.

    Finally, enter your email address, leave other fields blank, and save the certificate locally.

    Step 2. Configure the application to enable it to push messages

    First, log in to the Apple Developer website and click Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles.

    Then, select the application that needs a message push certificate and select the message push service.

    Step 3. Create a message push certificate

    First, click Create Certificate. Here, you need a certificate version that applies to both the development environment and the production environment.

    Then, select the message push certificate request file created in step 1, upload it, and click Generate.

    Finally, download the generated message push certificate to the local system.

    Step 4. Install the certificate

    Double-click the certificate downloaded in the previous step to automatically install the certificate to the Keychain application.

    Step 5. Export the certificate

    Open Keychain Access, select the message push certificate to be exported and right-click it. The export format is P12, then set the password.

    Uploading Certificate

    Step 1. Log in to the console

    Step 2. Go to the Configuration Management page and select the application that needs to upload the push certificate.

    Step 3. Enter the certificate password, click Upload Certificate, select your certificate to complete the upload.

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