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Solution ID : SO14836

Last Modified : 06/04/2018

Install a SSL Web Server Certificate on BEA Weblogic 7.0

Problem

Install certificate
Install certificate on BEA Weblogic

Solution

To install a SSL Web Server Certificate on BEA Weblogic 7.0, follow the instructions below:
 
Step 1: Obtain the Thawte SSL Web Server Intermediate CA certificate
 
a) Download the Thawte Intermediate for SSL Web Server certificate: AR1384
 
Note: Be sure to use Vi or Notepad as word processing programs like Microsoft Notepad may add additional characters that may render the certificate unusable.
b) Copy and paste the SSL Web Server Intermediate into a text file and save as intermediate.pem
 
 
Step2. Download your Thawte certificate
 
1. You will receive an email when your certificate is issued.
 
2. Download your certificate as per the instruction on the following solution: SO13187
 
3. Copy and Paste your Thawte certificate to Notepad and save as a cert.pem
 
Copy the Cert.pem  to the Weblogic Server Root Directory.
 
Step 3. Update WebLogic properties file:
 
1. Open the "weblogic.properties" file in a text editor. This file is located in the server's root directory
 
2. Edit the following directives contained within the "weblogic.properies" file, under Server certificates for SSL:
 
 
weblogic.system.SSLListenPort=443
weblogic.security.ssl.enable=true
weblogic.security.certificate.server=cert.pem
 
weblogic.security.key.server=domainname-key.der
weblogic.security.certificate.authority=intermediate.pem
 
3. Stop and start your WebLogic Server.
 
Note: The padlock icon on your browser will be displayed in the locked position if your certificates are installed correctly and the server is properly configured for SSL. You can also use our installation checker on the following solution: SO9555