Jason Parms

To fulfill the evolving demand for e-commerce and web application, BEA Weblogic server provides a scalable environment in developing and deploying a secure, scalable application. It manages system-level details and works on Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) technologies.

BEA Weblogic SSL Installation

To install the SSL certificate on BEA Weblogic server, it requires a proper process that is given as under.

Step-1

After completing the validation process, the certificate authority sends an email containing zip file, which includes your primary certificate, root certificate and the intermediate certificate. Just download and extract the files to the local or server directory.

Step-2

  • Create a new text file and name it as mycertificate.pem
  • Using a text editor, Open the primary certificate, the intermediate certificate and the root certificate files.
  • Paste all data of the files in mycertificate.pem file

Your file mycertificate.pem will look like below.

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
(Primary SSL certificate)
-----END CERTIFICATE-----
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
(Intermediate certificate)
-----END CERTIFICATE-----
-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
(Root certificate)
-----END CERTIFICATE-----

Step-3

To import the mycertificate.pem file, you have to use the following Java key-tool command line utility. With this command line, you can import a certificate into the keystore named mykeystore in the working directory.

keytool -import -alias tomcat -keystore /path_to_keystore/mykeystore -file myCertificate.pem

Step-4

Open the Weblogic Server Console and browses the path: Security >> Keystore >> DefaultKeyStore and provide details for the paths, file name, and various passwords for your private key, root CA certificate, and keystore locations.

Step-5

Your SSL certificate will be installed properly on Weblogic server once you restart the Weblogic server.

To confirm the certificate installed correctly on Weblogic server, use our SSL installation checker.