Sun Java System Messaging Server 6.3 Administration Guide

ProcedureTo Enable Certificate-based Authentication for Your IMAP or POP Service

  1. Decide on the user ID you intend to use as store administrator.

    While you can use the mail administrator for this purpose, it is recommended that you create a unique user ID for store administrator (for example, mmpstore).

  2. Make sure that SSL encryption is (or will be) enabled as described in 7.2.2 Encryption (SSL) Option.

  3. Configure the MMP to use certificate-based client authentication by specifying the location of the certmap.conf file in your configuration files.

  4. Install at least one trusted CA certificate, as described in To Install Certificates of Trusted CAs