Courier IMAP SSL Certificate Installation
If you have not yet created a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and ordered your certificate, see
SSL Certificates CSR Creation :: Courier IMAP.
Installing your Courier IMAP SSL Digital Certificate
Collect your Certificate files:
Login to your DigiCert Customer Account,and collect your primary and intermediate certificate files. Also, locate your private key (your_domain_name.key) that was generated with your CSR.
Create a combined .pem certificate file:
Open a text editor and paste the contents of the primary certificate and the private key one after another in the following order:
- The Primary Certificate (your_domain_name.crt)
- The Private Key (your_domain_name.key)
Include the 'BEGIN' and 'END' tags on each. The result should look like this:
(Your Primary SSL certificate: your_domain_name.crt)
-----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
(Your Private Key: your_domain_name.key)
-----END RSA PRIVATE KEY-----
Save the combined file as digicertpack.pem
Save the DigiCert Intermediate certificate:
Copy the DigiCert intermediate certificate (DigiCertCA.crt) into a text editor and save it as a new file named digicertca.txt.
Securing your Courier IMAP:
Locate and open imapd-ssl file (typically found in /usr/lib/courier-imap/etc/). Add the following directives and file locations:
Please verify that line below line is allowing SSL3
Securing your POP3:
Locate and open pop3d-ssl file (typically found in /usr/lib/courier-imap/etc/). Add the following directives and file locations:
Make sure that the file permissions are set so that digicertpack.pem is readable by root only.
Restart the Courier IMAP server.
Installing your SSL Certificates in Courier IMAP Mail Server
How to install your SSL Certificate.
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