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Solution ID : SO14851

Last Modified : 05/02/2018

Install SSL Certificate on BEA Weblogic 5.1, 6 and 7

Problem

Install SSL Certificate on BEA Weblogic 5.1, 6 and 7
How do I install a SSL Certificate on BEA Weblogic 5.1, 6 and 7
How to install a SSL Certificate on BEA Web Logic 5.1, 6 and 7

Solution

To install a SSL Certificate on BEA Weblogic 5.1, follow the instructions below:
 
Step 1: Obtain the SSL Intermediate CA certificate
 
a) Select the appropriate Intermediate CA certificate for your SSL Certificate type: INFO1384
 
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 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.
 
4. To verify if your certificate is installed correctly, use the Thawte Installation Checker