Deployment Example: SAML v2 Using Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0

ProcedureTo Request a Certificate for OpenSSO Enterprise Load Balancer 2

You should already have a root certificate from the CA of your choice. Generate a request for a server certificate to send to the CA. For more information, see 3.3 Obtaining Secure Socket Layer Certificates.

  1. Access, the BIG-IP load balancer login page, in a web browser.

  2. Log in to the BIG-IP console as administrator.

  3. Click Configure your BIG-IP (R) using the Configuration Utility.

  4. In the left pane, click Proxies.

  5. Click the Cert-Admin tab.

  6. On the SSL Certificate Administration page, click Generate New Key Pair/Certificate Request.

  7. In the Create Certificate Request page, provide the following information.

    Key Identifier:

    Organizational Unit Name:


    Domain Name:

    Challenge Password:


    Retype Password:


  8. Click Generate Key Pair/Certificate Request.

    On the SSL Certificate Request page, the request is generated in the Certificate Request field.

  9. Save the text contained in the Certificate Request field to a file named lb-2.csr.

  10. Log out of the console and close the browser.

  11. Send lb-2.csr to the CA of your choice.

    The CA issues and returns a certified server certificate named lb-2.cer.