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Import SSL Web Server Certificate into Jetty Java HTTP Servlet Web Server

Problem

Import certificate into Jetty Java HTTP Servlet Web Server
Install certificate

Solution

a. Fetch your SSL Web Server Certificate


 

1. You will receive an email when your certificate is issued.

2. Go to your Status page:

https://www.thawte.com/cgi/server/status.exe

3. Enter your Order number and password, if one was set

4. Select the 'PKCS#7' format option and click on 'Fetch certificate'

5. Copy and Paste your Thawte certificate to Notepad and save as a cert.txt


 

b. Import the SSL Web Server Certifcate into the Keystore:



keytool -import -trustcacerts -file [cert_file_name_here] -keystore [keystore_name_here] -alias [keyentry_name_here]


 Enable SSL Port:


 

The SSL Port needs to be enabled on Jetty Java HTTP Servlet Web Server as well as on any firewall/s or router/s in place.


 

This will assist with the process: http://docs.codehaus.org/display/JETTY/How+to+configure+SSL