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Appendix D – Setting up IIS on the BEMS

SSL offloading takes all the processing of SSL encryption and decryption off the main Web server and moves it to the computer that hosts BEMS.
  1. Download and install the IIS Application Request Routing extension.
  2. When installation completes, click Start > IIS Manager.
  3. Under Connections, select Server > Server Certificates, then double-click Import to import a trusted third-party certificate (the .PFX file received from your CA).
  4. After the certificate is added, click Server under Connections, double-click Application Request Routing, and click Server Proxy Settings under Actions.
  5. Check Enable proxy, then click Apply.
  6. Next, click Server under Connection, double-click URL Rewrite, then click Add Rule(s) under Actions.
  7. Select Blank Rule and click OK.
  8. On the Edit Inbound Rule screen, in the Name field, type a name for the rule.
  9. In the Match URL section, in the Requested URL drop-down list, select Matches the Pattern.
  10. In the Using drop-down list, select Regular Expressions.
  11. In the Patterns drop-down list, select pushnotify/pushchannels.
  12. Under Conditions, click Add.
  13. In the Add Conditon dialog box, complete the following actions:
    • In the Condition input field, type {REQUEST_METHOD}.
    • In the Check if input strings drop-down list, select Matches the Pattern.
    • In the Patterns field, type POST.
  14. Click OK.
  15. Under Action, in the Action type drop-down list, click Rewrite.
  16. In the Rewrite URL field, type http://localhost:8181/{R:0}.
  17. Click Apply.
  18. Verify that you can access BEMS under its secure HTTPS port.
    In a browser, type https://localhost:8443/dashboard.
  19. After the certificate is added, under click Connections, click Server.
  20. Double-click Application Request Routing.
  21. Under Actions click Server Proxy Settings.
  22. Select the Enable proxy checkbox.
  23. Click Apply.
  24. Under Connection, click Server.
  25. Double-click URL Rewrite.
  26. Under Actions, click Add Rule(s).
  27. Click Blank Rule. Click OK.
  28. On the Edit Inbound Rule screen, enter a Name for the rule. For exampe, "bems".
  29. In the Match URL section, in the Requested URL drop-down list, select Matches the Pattern.
  30. In the Using drop-down list, select Regular Expressions.
  31. In the Patterns drop-down list, select pushnotify/pushchannels.
  32. Expand Conditions. Click Add.
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