SSL Certificates Installation in Domino Go

If you have not yet created a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and ordered your certificate, see
SSL Certificate CSR Creation :: Lotus Domino Go.

For each of the three SSL Certificates, follow the steps below:

  1. Preparing your Primary Server Certificate:

    Open your primary Certificate (your_domain_name.crt) in a text editor and save a copy of this file in .txt format. Name this file "your_domain_name.txt".

  2. Preparing the Root and Intermediate CA Root Certificates:

    Open the Intermediate Root SSL Certificate (DigiCertCA.crt) into a text editor and save by the same name but as a .txt file. Do the same thing for the Root Certificate (TrustedRoot.crt).

    Make sure sure your text files include the full certificate as in the example below:

    text ...
    ------END CERTIFICATE-----

    Note: If you start the mkkf utility from the directory that contains your SSL Certificates the path will not need to included.

    • Click R to Receive an SSL Certificate into a Key Ring file.
    • You will be prompted for the file name. Enter TrustedRoot.txt.
    • Enter TrustedRoot for the label.
    • Click Enter to continue.
    • Click W to work with Keys & Certificates.
    • Click L to Select the Key to work with.
    • Find the TrustedRoot and select S to chose that menu.
    • Click T to mark this as a 'Trusted' root.
    • Click Y (Yes) to confirm the request.
    • Click Enter to return to the pervious menu.
    • Click X to Exit the menu.

      Note: Repeated below for the DigiCert Intermediate Root Certificate. Must be done in the correct order as described in these instructions!

    • Repeat from Select R using the DigiCert Intermediate SSL Certificate.
    • Change the TrustedRoot.txt with DigiCertCA.txt.
    • Change the TrustedRoot label withDigiCertRoot.
  3. Installing your Primary Server Certificate:

    • From the main menu of the mkkf utility.
    • Click R to Receive an SSL Certificate into a Key Ring file.
    • Type the Primary Server Certificate file name: your_domain_name.txt.
    • Click W to Work with Keys & SSL Certificates.
    • Click L to Select the Key to work with.
    • Click N until you find the required file.
    • Click S to Select this SSL Certificate.
    • Click F to mark this Key as the Default Key.
    • Click X to Exit this menu.
    • Click C to Create a stash file for the Key Ring

      Note: Important Steps (Do Not Overlook)

    • Click X to Exit the menu.
    • Click Y (Yes) to save all changes to the Key and to Confirm/Update.
  4. Enabling SSL on your Domino Go Web Server

    • Access your Web Server (using your browser).
    • Click Configuration & Administration Forms.
    • Locate Security Option.
    • Click Security Configuration.
    • Make certain that Allow SSL connections Using Port 443 is selected.
    • Confirm that the correct Key-Ring file is listed.
    • Apply changes.
  5. Restart your Lotus Domino Web Server

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