Installation – Lotus Notes or Domino 6 or 7

This document provides instructions for installing SSL Certificates. If you are unable to use these instructions for your server, VeriSign recommends that you contact either the vendor of your software or an organization that supports Domino R6 and R7.

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. Copy the intermediate certificate to your clipboard.

2. From the Notes client, open the Server Certificate Admin application

3. Click Install Trusted Root Certificate into Key Ring

4. Enter the name of the key ring file that will store this certificate. You specified this name when you created the Certificate Signing Request

5. Enter the name that will be used to identify this certificate. If you leave this field blank, Domino uses the distinguished name of the certificate

6. If you have the CA certificate in the clipboard, choose Clipboard in the Certificate Source field else detach the file to your hard drive and select File in the Certificate Source field. Enter the file name in the File name field

7. Click Merge Trusted Root Certificate into Key Ring

8. Enter the password for the key ring file, and then click OK

Step 2: 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. From the Notes client, open the Server Certificate Admin application

2. Click Install Certificate into Key Ring

3. Enter the file name for the key ring that will store this certificate. You specified this key ring file when you created the server certificate request

4.If you have the certificate in the clipboard, choose Clipboard in the Certificate Source field else detach the file to your hard drive and select File in the Certificate Source field. Enter the file name in the File name field

5. Click Merge Certificate into Key Ring

6. Enter the password for the server key ring file and click OK to approve the merge.