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Connection and Configuration Verification Tool for SSL/TLS

How To


Summary

Connection and Configuration Verification Tool for SSL/TLS verifies connections and configurations over the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol and the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol.

Steps

  1. Download: https://public.dhe.ibm.com/software/websphere/appserv/support/tools/cvt/cvt102.zip
  2. Unzip the file.
  3. Open a terminal or command prompt and change directory to the unzipped file.
  4. Ensure that Java is on your PATH to run the tool.
  5. Launch the tool:
    java -jar cvt*.jar

Additional Information

The Connection and Configuration Verification Tool for SSL/TLS verifies connections and configurations over the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol and the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol as a SSL/TLS client or as a SSL/TLS server. It can import certificates from your trusted SSL/TLS servers if you choose to do so. You can import and export certificates from stores.
 
Key Features
  • Open key stores
  • Open trust stores
  • Create new key stores
  • Create new trust stores
  • List private keys
  • List X.509 certificates
  • Read information about private keys in key stores
  • Read information about X.509 certificates in key stores and trust stores
  • Export X.509 certificates
  • Import X.509 certificates
  • Open SSL/TLS server socket
  • Open SSL/TLS client socket
  • Support client authentication
  • Verify X.509 certificates
  • Receive X.509 certificates from SSL/TLS server
  • Send X.509 certificates to SSL/TLS client
  • Perform SSL/TLS handshake
  • Set default connection parameters
  • Automatically import X.509 certificates from SSL/TLS server
Main screen
For additional details, see the Help documentation from within the tool.
 
This tool is provided as is without any warranty or support. The tool was originally created by Jinwoo Hwang. Since Mr. Hwang's departure from IBM, the tool is maintained as time permits by Kevin Grigorenko (kevin.grigorenko@us.ibm.com).

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
20 November 2019

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