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Install SSL Certificate Netscape Enterprise 3.51

Overview. You will need to import two certificates. First the root certificate and then the SSL server certificate. Both of these certificates are included in the body of the fulfillment email from GeoCerts. Both certificates are also available from your GeoCerts SSL Manager account (recommended).

Step 1: Import and Install the GeoTrust Root CA Certificate

  1. First you will need to install the GeoTrust Root CA Certificate. Copy-and-paste the root certificate from the body of the fulfillment email into a simple text editor such as Notepad.

    Copy Certificate to Notepad
  2. Start Netscape Suitespot Server Administration page.
  3. Select the Security tab > Install Certificate.
  4. Under Certificate For, choose the Trusted Certificate Authority (CA) radio button.
  5. In the Certificate Name box enter Equifax Secure Certificate Authority.
  6. Select Message Text (with headers) and paste in the entire contents of the GeoTrust root certificate from Step 1 into the box. Be sure to include ----- BEGIN CERTIFICATE ----- and ----- END CERTIFICATE -----. Click OK.
  7. Click Add Server Certificate to install this certificate into the database.

Step 2: Import and Install the SSL Server Certificate

  1. Next install your SSL Server Certificate (public key). Copy-and-paste the server certificate from the body of the fulfillment email into a simple text editor such as Notepad.
  2. Start Netscape Suitespot Server Administration page.
  3. Select the Security tab > Install Certificate.
  4. Under Certificate For, choose the This Server radio button.
  5. Select Message Text (with headers) and paste in the entire contents of the SSL certificate from Step 1 in this section into the box. Be sure to include ----- BEGIN CERTIFICATE ----- and ----- END CERTIFICATE -----. Click OK.
  6. Click Add Server Certificate to install this certificate into the database.
  7. Click OK on the popup windows.

Step 3: Configuring the Server

  1. Start Netscape Suitespot Server Administration page.
  2. Click the button that indicates your server name.
  3. Click View Server Settings on the menu list.
  4. Check your Security settings. If it is off, click on Security.
  5. The Encryption On/Off page is displayed. The Encryption should be On with a Port number of 443.
  6. Click OK in the warning box.
  7. Type the password you used when you generated the key pair earlier.
  8. Save and apply the changes.
  9. Click OK to return to the previous page.
  10. Now add Server for Port 80.
  11. Click on Servers.
  12. Select Add Server.
  13. Click OK to return to the previous page.
  14. Click View Server Settings to verify the settings for port 80 and port 443.
  15. Restart the iPlanet server.

Verify Installation

New To verify if your certificate is installed correctly, use our Certificate Installation Checker.

Test your SSL certificate by using a browser to connect to your server. Use the https protocol directive. For example, if your SSL was issued to secure.mysite.com, enter https://secure.mysite.com into your browser.

Your browser's padlock icon Browser padlock will be displayed in the locked position if your certificate is installed correctly and the server is properly configured for SSL.

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