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Install a SSL Web Server certificate on Lotus Domino Go

Problem

Install SSL Web Server certificate on Lotus server
Install SSL Web Server certiifcate on Lotus Domino Go 4.x

Solution

To install your SSL Web Server certificate on a Lotus Domino Go server, perform the following steps
 
Step1. 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
4. Download the Thawte Intermediate CA for SSL Web Server certificate: AR1384
5. Download the Thawte Root CA root certificate from http://www.Thawte.com/roots
 
Step2. Installing the Root and Intermediate Certificate
 
Create 2 text files. The first file should be the Root Certificate. Name this file "root.txt". The second file should be the Intermediate CA Name this file "inter.txt".
 
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Note: If you start the 'mkkf' utility from the directory that contains your certificates you will not need to include the path.
 
Select R to receive a certificate into the Key Ring File
You will be prompted for the file name. Enter root.txt
Enter Root certificate name (the file name supplied on the file) for the label
Press 'Enter' to continue
Select W to work with Keys and Certificates
Select L to List/Select the key to work with
Find the entry you made above (the file name supplied on the file) and select S to select this menu
Select T to mark this as a 'Trusted' root
Select Y - Yes, to confirm this request
Press 'Enter' to return to the pervious menu
Select X to exit the menu
Repeat from 'Select R' using the Intermediate certificate
Substitute root.txt with intermediate.txt
Substitute Root certificate name (the file name supplied on the file) with Intermediate CA certificate name (the file name supplied on the file)
 
Step3. Installing your SSL Web Server Certificate
 
From the main menu of the mkkf utility, select R to Receive a certificate into a Key Ring File
Enter the server certificate file name (eg. "server.txt")
Select W to Work with keys and certificates
Select L to List/Select the key to work with. Select N until you find the required file
Select S to Select this certificate
Select F to mark this key as the selected default key
Select X to exit this menu
Select C to Create a 'stash file' for the key ring

Note: This is an important step, which is often overlooked
 
Select X to exit the menu
Select Y - Yes, to save all changes to the key file and confirm the update
 
Step4. Enabling SSL on your Domino Go Web Server
 
Access the web server via your browser. Select 'Configuration and Administration Forms'
Scroll down to security. Select Security Configuration
Ensure 'Allow SSL connections using port 443' is selected
Ensure that the correct Key Ring file is listed
Apply the changes
You will then need to restart your Web Server