Deployment Example: Single Sign-On, Load Balancing and Failover Using Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0

ProcedureTo Request a Certificate for the User Data Load Balancer

Generate a request for a server certificate to send to a 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 using the following information.





  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-1.csr.

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

  11. Send lb-1.csr to the CA of your choice.

    The CA issues and returns a certified server certificate named lb-1.cer.