IBM Support

Configuring secure connections (SSL) for CCRC WAN Server

Question & Answer


Question

How to configure SSL for CCRC WAN server?

Answer


1. Log on to WAS Admin Console.

2. Follow the path Servers->WebServers->webserver1->plug-in properties and open the Plug-in properties page.

Click Copy to Web server key store directory button.

3. Open the key file /opt/IBM/WebSphere/Plugins/config/webserver1/plugin-key.kdb with IBM Key Management, the default password is WebAS.


Highlight "default" and click view/Edit button.



Tick the option "Set the certificate as the default" and close this dialog by clicking "OK"

4. Edit /opt/IBM/HTTPServer/conf/httpd.conf and modify the SSL section like following example.




5. Edit /opt/IBM/WebSphere/Plugins/config/webserver1/plugin-cfg.xml,
replace the section
<Property name="keyring"
value="/opt/IBM/WebSphere/Plugins/etc/plugin-key.kdb"/>
<Property name="stashfile"
value="/opt/IBM/WebSphere/Plugins/etc/plugin-key.sth"/>

with
<Property name="keyring"
value="/opt/IBM/WebSphere/Plugins/config/webserver1/plugin-key.kdb"/>
<Property name="stashfile"
value="/opt/IBM/WebSphere/Plugins/config/webserver1/plugin-key.sth"/>


6. Restart IBM HTTP Server.

[{"Product":{"code":"SSSH27","label":"Rational ClearCase"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU004","label":"Hybrid Cloud"},"Component":"CCRC WAN Server","Platform":[{"code":"PF002","label":"AIX"},{"code":"PF010","label":"HP-UX"},{"code":"PF016","label":"Linux"},{"code":"PF027","label":"Solaris"},{"code":"PF033","label":"Windows"}],"Version":"8.0;8.0.0.1;8.0.0.10;8.0.0.11;8.0.0.12;8.0.0.13;8.0.0.14;8.0.0.15;8.0.0.16;8.0.0.2;8.0.0.3;8.0.0.4;8.0.0.5;8.0.0.6;8.0.0.7;8.0.0.8;8.0.0.9;8.0.1;8.0.1.1;8.0.1.2;8.0.1.3;8.0.1.4;8.0.1.5;8.0.1.6;8.0.1.7;8.0.1.8;8.0.1.9","Edition":""}]

Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21969475