• BYOD Root Certificate Information


    In order to access secure websites using personal devices on the PCPS WiFi network users will need to download the Root Certificate (linked below) to their device and follow the directions provided.  This certificate will allow for the user to be properly filtered through the district's content filter.

    Device specific instructions for installing the certificate:

    Internet Explorer (Win 7 and Win 8)
    1. Click the 'Root Certificate' button
    2. Click 'Open' to open the downloaded certificate
    3. Click 'Install Certificate'
    4. Click 'Next'
    5. Click 'Place all certificates in the following store'
    6. Click 'Browse'
    7. Choose 'Trusted Root Certification Authorities'
    8. Click 'OK'
    9. Click 'Next'
    10. Click 'Finish'
    11. Click 'Yes' to install the certificate
    12. Click 'OK' twice
    Firefox
    1. Save the file to your computer
    2. In Firefox Options, go to 'Advanced' then 'Certificates' then 'View Certificates'
    3. Click the 'Import' button and select the file you just downloaded
    4. Check the box beside 'Trust this CA to identify websites'
    5. Click 'OK' and 'OK'
    iPhone/iPad
    1. Touch the 'Root Certificate' button
    2. Click 'Install' to trust the Root CA
    3. Enter your device passcode if prompted
    4. Click 'Install' again, and then 'Install' a final time
    Chromebook
    1. Click the 'Root Certificate' button
    2. In the Chrome address bar type: chrome://settings/certificates
    3. Click the 'Authorities' tab
    4. Click the 'Import' button
    5. Select the 'ckroot.crt' file that you downloaded in step 2, and click 'Open'
    6. Check the 'Trust this certificate for identifying websites'
    7. Click 'OK'
    8. Click 'Done'
    Android
    You must set a screen unlock PIN or password for Android to allow the steps below
    1. Click the 'Root Certificate' button
    2. In the 'Certificate name' field enter 'ck'
    3. In the 'Credential use' field, leave the selection at 'VPN and apps'
    4. Click 'OK'
    Mac
    1. Click the 'Root Certificate' button
    2. Double-click the downloaded ckroot.crt from your Downloads folder on your Mac
    3. Enter your Mac's admin username and password if prompted
    4. Choose 'System' from the keychain drop-down list
    5. Double-click the certificate called 'ContentKeeper Root CA'
    6. Expand the 'Trust' section and change 'When using this certificate' to 'Always Trust'
    7. Close the pop-up
    8. Enter your Mac's admin username and password if prompted
    9. Quit the Keychain Application