Installation – iPlanet4

Step 1: Install CA Certificate

Secure Site
If you are installing a Secure Site Certificate, you need to first install the Secure Site Intermediate CA Certificate.

Secure Site Pro
If you are installing a Secure Site Pro Certificate, you need to first install the Secure Site Pro Intermediate CA Certificate.

1. Select the server instance to manage and click Manage.

2. Click Security.

3. Click Install Certificate.

4. Select Server Certificate Chain.

5. Enter the key pair file password.

6. Enter a Certificate Name. Ex. VeriSign Intermediate CA.

7. Select Message text (with headers).

8. Paste the Intermediate text into the box and click OK.

9. Click Add Server Certificate.

Note: Do not shutdown and restart the server, proceed to the instructions below first.

Step 2: Manually set both server / client trust for the VeriSign Intermediate CA

Note: By default, iPlanet 6 does not automatically trust the VeriSign Intermediate CA once it has been added to trusted CA store.
The VeriSign Intermediate CA has to be manually trusted.

1. Select the server instance to manage and click Manage.

2. Click Security.

3. Click Manage Certificates.

4. Locate the VeriSign Intermediate CA that was added, described on Step 1 and click the certificate name.

5. Click on Set client trust and Set server trust.

Note: Do not shutdown and restart the server, proceed to the instructions below first.

Step 3: Install the SSL Certificate

VeriSign will email you your certificate. If the certificate is an attachment (Cert.cer), you can use the file. If the certificate is in the body of the email, copy and paste it into a text file (such as OriginalCert.txt) using Vi or Notepad. Do not use Microsoft Word or other word processing programs that may add characters. Confirm that there are no extra lines or spaces in the file.

1. Select the This Server option.

2. Enter the key pair file password.

3. Since you are installing a certificate for ‘This Server’ do NOT enter a certificate name. Leave this field blank.

4. Select Message text (with headers).

5. Paste the Certificate text into the box and click OK.

6. Click Add Server Certificate.

7. Click Apply.

8. Select the apply changes that allows the server to restart.