Out-of-band Authentication Certificate Creation

HYPR SDK for iOS

To configure an iOS app for out-of-band (OOB) authentication, a certificate must be generated by the developers so that the push notifications can flow through Apple's servers.

  1. Login to https://developer.apple.com/.
  2. Open Certificates -> Development, and create a new certificate by following the plus (+) sign:
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  1. Under Production select the Apple Push Notification radio button and click Continue.
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  1. Select the App ID of the App for which you are creating the certificate.
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  1. Follow instructions to Create a CSR file using the Keychain Access application.
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  1. Upload the generated CSR.
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  1. Download the aps.cer certificate file.
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  1. Open the Keychain Access application and drag the aps.cer into the My Certificates tab.
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  1. Right-click the newly imported certificate and click Export "Apple Push Services: <your-certificate>".
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  1. You'll be prompted to create a password for the exported certificate. Remember this password as you will need it later.
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  1. With the password entered, the certificate will be exported as a .p12 file. It can now be imported into a Firebase project to be used for iOS push notifications.