Certificate Installation: IBM HTTP Server

May 25, 2018 in WebServer

Installing a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) using IBM HTTP Server

  1. Start the 'IKEYMAN' software - either by running the command 'IKEYMAN' or loading the GUI version.
  2. Select 'Key Database File' from the main menu and choose 'Open'.
  3. Choose and enter a new Key Database name. Click 'OK'.
  4. Enter your password for the database.
  5. Select 'Signer Certificates' in the Key Database content frame, click the 'Add' button.
  6. Select the root certificate file, and click 'OK'.
  7. Repeat Steps 5 & 6 with the intermediate

Note: If you are uncertain which file you have received is the Root CA or Intermediate CA, please see here: Which is Root? Which is Intermediate?

  • Return to the main Key Database menu, and select 'Personal Certificates'.
  • Click the 'Receive' button, and locate the certificate for the site (typically named 'your_domain_com.crt'). Click 'OK'.
  • The certificate is now installed and can be used by the server.

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