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Solution ID : SO15190

Last Modified : 05/02/2018

Install a QuickSSL certificate on BEA Weblogic 6.0

Problem

How do I install a QuickSSL certificate on a BEA Weblogic server 6.0
How to install a QuickSSL certificate on   BEA Weblogic 6.0

Solution

To install your QuickSSL certificate on a BEA Weblogic 6.0 server, perform the following steps:
 
Step 1: Obtain the GeoTrust DV CA Certificate
 
a) Download the GeoTrust DV CA from the following solution: AR1421
 
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 GeoTrust DV CA into a text file and save as "intermediate.pem".
 
 
Step 2: Download your certificate
 
1. Download your certificate as per the instruction on the following solution:
  • GeoTrust Security Center, refer to solution SO22158
  • GeoTrust Enterprise Security Center, refer to solution SO21128
  • GeoTrust User Portal (e.g., certificate purchased through Retail or Partners), refer to solution SO15168
 
2. Rename the certificate filename with the .pem extension. For example: cert.pem
 
 
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.