InstantSSL Certificate Installation: Lotus Domino Go 4.6.2.6+

May 25, 2018 in SMTP and SHA 1

IBM-Lotus Domino Go 4.6.2.6+ Certificate Installation

Installing your Web Server Certificate

  • Your certificate will be sent to you by email.
  • The email message includes the web server certificate that you purchased in the body of the email message.
  • Copy the certificate from the body of the email and paste it into a text editor (such as notepad) to create text files. Name this file 'Server.txt'.


Installing the Root and Intermediate Certificates

Create 2 text files.

  • The first file should be the Root Certificate. Name this file 'root.txt'.
  • The second file should be the Intermediate CA Name this file 'inter.txt'.


Note: Be sure to include the -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- line and the ------END CERTIFICATE----- line.

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Note: If you start the 'mkkf' utility from the directory that contains your certificates you will not need to include the path.

  • Select R to receive a certificate into the Key Ring File
  • You will be prompted for the file name. Enter root.txt
  • Enter Root certificate name (the file name supplied on the file) for the label
  • Press 'Enter' to continue
  • Select W to work with Keys and Certificates
  • Select L to List/Select the key to work with
  • Find the entry you made above (the file name supplied on the file) and select S to select this menu
  • Select T to mark this as a 'Trusted' root
  • Select Y - Yes, to confirm this request
  • Press 'Enter' to return to the pervious menu
  • Select X to exit the menu


Repeat from 'Select R' using the Sectigo Intermediate certificate

  • Substitute root.txt with intermediate.txt
  • Substitute Root certificate name (the file name supplied on the file) with Intermediate CA certificate name (the file name supplied on the file)


Installing your Web Server Certificate

  • From the main menu of the mkkf utility, select R to Receive a certificate into a Key Ring File
  • Enter the server certificate file name (eg. 'server.txt')
  • Select W to Work with keys and certificates
  • Select L to List/Select the key to work with. Select N until you find the required file
  • Select S to Select this certificate
  • Select F to mark this key as the selected default key
  • Select X to exit this menu
  • Select C to Create a 'stash file' for the key ring
  • Note: This is an important step, which is often overlooked
  • Select X to exit the menu
  • Select Y - Yes, to save all changes to the key file and confirm the update


Enabling SSL on your Domino Go Web Server

  • Access the web server via your browser. Select 'Configuration and Administration Forms'
  • Scroll down to security. Select Security Configuration
  • Ensure 'Allow SSL connections using port 443' is selected
  • Ensure that the correct Key Ring file is listed
  • Apply the changes


You will then need to restart your Web Server