Access the RWS Development Environment with Firefox
Create a Firefox Profile
It is strongly recommended to create a dedicated Firefox profile to keep your regular browsing separate from accessing the RWS Development Environment. You can do this by following Mozilla’s guide on Profile Manager - Create, remove or switch Firefox profiles
You can access the Firefox Profile Manager in two ways:
- By running the command
firefox -no-remote -P.
- Alternatively, you can simply type
about:profilesin the Firefox address bar to create and manage your Firefox profiles.
Once you have your dedicated profile ready, proceed with the following settings.
Configure Network Settings
In your dedicated profile, configure the following network settings:
|Also use for HTTPS
Import CA Bundle
To prevent continuous TLS/SSL certificate errors when accessing the services,
import the C2 root certificate located at
~/git/gitlab/c2/ansible-gis/.ca/c2/c2.crt through the Firefox Certificates
Navigate to https://c2platform.org/is-alive . You should see the text “Apache is alive.” If you encounter this message, your browser is correctly configured to access services from the GIS platform.
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