How to move SSL certificate from Tomcat to Tomcat

Tomcat systems are very customizable. The directory location and naming of the individual files needed vary depending on your personalized system. Below are generalized instructions. We will start by assuming that you have already successfully installed the SSL certificate on the one Tomcat web server. To move your SSL certificate keystore from one Tomcat system to another perform the following. Step 1: Exporting/backing up  your keystore of the first system: On the first Tomcat server search and open the Tomcat server.xml file. Open the server.xml config file using a text editor (ie. JAKARTA_HOME/conf/server.xml) Search for the secure element in your config file (try searching for SSL Connector). Your keystore file name and path is listed under KeystoreFile, and its Password is […]

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How to move SSL certificate from IIS to Lync 2013

Windows servers use .pfx/.p12 files to contain the public key file (SSL Certificate) and its unique private key file. The Certificate Authority (CA) provides you with your SSL Certificate (public key file). You use your server to generate the associated private key file where the CSR was created. You need both the public key and private keys for an SSL certificate to work properly on any system. Windows uses the pfx/p12 file to contain these two keys; therefore, if you need to transfer your SSL certificate from one server to another or store it someplace for safe keeping you need to create a .pfx backup. To move you SSL  certificate from a Windows IIS to Lync 2013 system  with its private […]

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How to Move SSL certificate from Apache to Tomcat

Apache uses x509 pem/crt  files which is  is very different than a Tomcat system that uses keystores. You will follow these steps to copy, convert, and move the working Apache certificate to the Tomcat server. Both Apache and Tomcat are very customizable. The directory location and naming of the individual files needed vary depending on your personalized system. Below are generalized instructions. We will start by assuming that you have already successfully installed the SSL certificate on the Apache web server. Step 1: Finding/converting your SSL certificate and key file on Apache: Referencing the httpd.conf or ssl.conf file on the Apache system look for the location and directories of the three files necessary. SSLCertificateFile /usr/local/ssl/crt/public.crt   SSLCertificateFile tells Apache how to […]

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How to move SSL certificate from Apache to Apache

Apache uses x509 pem/crt certificate files for its configurations. You will follow these steps to copy, move and import your files from Apache to Apache system. Apache  systems are very customizable. The directory location and naming of the individual files needed vary depending on your personalized system. Below are generalized instructions. You will have to apply these examples to your own environment.  We will start by assuming that you have already successfully installed the SSL certificate on one Apache web server. Step 1: Finding/converting your SSL certificate and key file on Apache: Referencing the httpd.conf or ssl.conf  file on the Apache system look for the location and directories of the three files necessary on the Apache system that has the installed SSL certificate. […]

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Export and Backup a PFX certificate from Windows IIS 7.0 – 8.5

Windows servers use .pfx/.p12 files to contain the public key file (SSL Certificate) and its unique private key file. The Certificate Authority (CA) provides you with your SSL Certificate (public key file). You use your server to generate the associated private key file where the CSR was created. You need both the public key and private keys for an SSL certificate to work properly on any system. Windows uses the pfx/p12 file to contain these two keys; therefore, if you need to transfer your SSL certificate from one server to another or store it someplace for safe keeping you need to create a .pfx backup. To backup and Export a certificate from Windows IIS 7.0 – 8.5  with its private key […]

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Export and Backup a certificate from Apache

Apache web servers use pem X509 files for its SSL certificate key configurations. We will start by assuming that you have already successfully installed the SSL certificate on the Apache web server. Apache systems can have customized environments you may have to make the necessary adjustments pertaining to your own system. You will follow these steps to copy, and backup the SSL certificate with its private key. To perform the Export and Backup of an SSL certificate in Apache perform the following. Step 1: Finding your SSL certificate and key files on Apache: Note: The directory location and naming of the individual files needed vary depending on your personalized system. Below are generalized instructions. Referencing the httpd.conf or ssl.conf file […]

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How to move SSL Certificate from IIS to F5 BigIP 11 Loadbalancer

Windows servers use .pfx files to contain the public key file (SSL Certificate) and its unique private key file. The Certificate Authority (CA) provides you with your SSL Certificate (public key file). You use your server to generate the associated private key file where the CSR was created. You need both the public and private keys for an SSL Certificate to work properly; therefore, if you need to transfer your SSL certificate from one server to another, you need to create a .pfx backup first. Then import into F5 Big-IP To move perform an Export & Import SSL Certificate from IIS to F5 Big IP 11.x perform the following. Step 1:  Create an MMC Snap-in for Managing Certificates: Start > run > […]

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