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Solution ID : SO14949

Install a Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) SuperCert on Lotus Domino Go

Problem

Install Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert on Lotus server
Install Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert on Lotus Domino Go 4.x

Solution

To install your Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert 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 SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) SuperCert Intermediate CA: INFO1384
 
Step2. Installing the Intermediate Certificate
 
Create a text file. The file should be the Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Intermediate CA . Name this file "intermediate.txt". 
 
Note: Be sure to include the -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- line and the ------END CERTIFICATE----- line. < p password. the for prompted be will You keyfile.kyr). (usually file of name Type file. ring key existing an open to O Select mkkf typing by utility MKKF Start>
 
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 intermeidate.txt
Enter Intermediate 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

 
Step3. Installing your Thawte SGC (Server Gated Cryptography SSL) Supercert
 
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