Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 4 Administrator's Guide

Requesting and Installing External Certificates

You can request and install certificates from other certificate authorities. A list of CAs are available in the industry. This section describes how to request and install external server certificates.

Perform the steps 1– 5, as described in the To Request a Certificate section. Perform the following steps to complete the request for external certificate.

  1. In the Certificate Type wizard, select the CA Signed Certificate option and click Next.

  2. Review page is displayed. Verify the settings and click Finish.

  3. Copy the Certificate Signing Requests (CSR) including the headers and click the Close button.

  4. Go to the certificate authorities web site, complete the formalities to get the certificate signed by the authority.

  5. Save the certificate in the local folder or copy the certificate from the web site.

To install the obtained certificate, perform the steps 1–3, as described in the To Install a Certificate. Perform the following steps to complete the installation for external certificates.

  1. In the Enter Certificate Data page, paste the certificate or provide the path of the file that you have saved in the machine. Click the Next button.

  2. Enter the nick name for the certificate and select the listener from the drop-down list. Click the Next button.

  3. Review page is displayed. Click the Finish button to complete the installation.

For more information on setting a token pin, see To Set the Token Password.