Ask a Question

Solution ID : SO14864

Install Thawte SSL Web Server Certificate on Netscape iPlanet 6.x

Problem

Install Thawte SSL Web Server Certificate on Netscape iPlanet 6.x
Install SSL Web Server Install Certificate

Solution

To install the Thawte SSL Web Server Certificate on Netscape iPlanet 6.x, follow the instructions below:

This document provides instructions for installing Thawte SSL Web Server Certificates. If you are unable to use these instructions for your server, Thawte recommends that you contact either the server software vendor or an organization that supports iPlanet.
 
Step 1: Obtain the Thawte SSL Web Server Cross Root CA Certificate and SSL Web Server Intermediate CA:

  1. Download the Thawte Cross Root CA for SSL Web Server certificates: AR1373
    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.
  2. Copy and paste the SSL Web Server Cross Root CA into a text file and save as cross_root.txt
  3. Copy and paste the SSL Web Server Intermediate CA into a text file and save as intermediate.txt
  4. Save these files onto the server

Step 2: Install the Thawte SSL Web Server Cross Root CA:

  1. Select the server instance to manage and click Manage.
  2. Click Security.
  3. Click Install Certificate.
  4. Select Server Certificate Chain.
  5. Enter the key pair file password.
  6. Enter a Certificate Name. Example: Thawte SSL Web Server Cross Root CA
  7. Select Message text (with headers).
  8. Paste the contents within the cross_root.txt file (including the -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- and -----END CERTIFICATE-----) into the box and click OK.
  9. Click Add Server Certificate.
  10. Do not shutdown and restart the server, proceed to Step 2.
     

Step 3: Install the Thawte SSL Web Server Intermediate CA:

  1. Select the server instance to manage and click Manage.
  2. Click Security.
  3. Click Install Certificate.
  4. Select Server Certificate Chain.
  5. Enter the key pair file password.
  6. Enter a Certificate Name. Example: Thawte SSL Web Server Intermediate CA
  7. Select Message text (with headers).
  8. Paste the contents within the intermediate.txt file (including the -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- and -----END CERTIFICATE-----) into the box and click OK.
  9. Click Add Server Certificate.
  10. Do not shutdown and restart the server, proceed to Step 3.

Step 4: 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.txt

Step 5: Install the Thawte SSL Web Server certificate

  1. Select the This Server option.
  2. Enter the key pair file password.
  3. Enter a Certificate Name. Example: www.mysecurewebsite.com
  4. Select Message text (with headers).
  5. Paste the Certificate text into the box and click OK.
  6. Click Add Server Certificate.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. Select the apply changes that allows the server to restart.