# Enable HTTPS

You can enable HTTPS communication using PACS Manager.
To enable HTTPS communication, you need to install IIS (Internet Information Services) and issue a server certificate.

# How to install ISS (Internet Information Services)

  1. Open "Control Panel".
  2. Click Programs and Features.

Click Programs and Features

  1. Click "Turn Windows features on or off".

Click Turn Windows features on or off

  1. Expand the "Internet Information Services" folder.
  2. As shown in the image below, check the features you want to use in IIS.
  3. Click "OK".

Select features you want to use in IIS

  1. Right click "Start".
  2. Click "Computer Management".

Click Computer Management

  1. You should see "Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager" under the group of "Services and Applications".

You should see IIS under the group of Services and Applications

# Creating a Server Certificate

# Creating a Self-Signed Certificate

  1. Click Windows Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
  2. Click "Server Certificates".

Click Server Certificates

  1. Click "Create Self-Signed Certificate".

Click Create Self-Signed Certificate

  1. Enter any given name in the field of "Specify a friendly name for the certificate".
  2. Click "OK".

Specify a friendly name


The created certificate is valid for one year.

# Using a certificate purchased from Certification Authority

Please refer to the following URL.
https://www.digicert.com/kb/csr-creation-ssl-installation-iis-10.htm (opens new window)

  1. Create a CSR using IIS.
    For creating a CSR, please refer to the article "1. IIS 10: How to Create Your CSR on Windows Server 2016"

  2. Purchase a Server Certificate from Certification Authority and install it.
    For the installation procedure, please refer to the article "2. IIS 10: How to Install and Configure Your SSL Certificate on Windows Server 2016"

# Enabling HTTPS communication

  1. Make sure that the status of DICOMApp is "Stopped".
    If the status of DICOMApp is "Running", click "Stop" to stop PACS.

Make sure that SonicDICOM PACS is Stopped

  1. Click the "Server" tab.

Click Server tab

  1. Check "Enable HTTPS".
  2. In the select menu "SSL Cert", select the Server Certificate that has been issued.

Select the Server Certificate

  1. Click "Save".