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Installation of an EV SSL Certificate on Novell® I-Chain

Installing your EV Certificate on Novell® I-Chain

 

There are 2 possible views for installing your certificate, the alternative view is at the bottom of this page.

The first process is to create a combined file containing the intermediate and root certificates.

 

  • Open the NetworkSolutionsEVSSLCA.crt file in Notepad
  • Use 'Edit-Select All' then 'Edit-Copy'
  • Open a new text file with Notepad and paste the contents. This will be the combined text file
  • Open the NetworkSolutionsUTNServerCA.crt file in Notepad and copy its entire contents to the combined text file (including the -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- and -----END CERTIFICATE-----)
  • Open the UTNAddTrustServer_CA.crt file in Notepad and copy its entire contents to the combined text file (including the -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- and -----END CERTIFICATE-----)
  • Finally, open the AddTrustExternalCARoot.crt file in Notepad and Copy the entire contents to the combined text file(including the -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- and -----END CERTIFICATE-----)
  • Save the new combined certificate.

 

Next, open ConsoleOne and open the ICS container for the iChain server. Open the certificate.

Select the 'Certificates' tab and press the "Import" button.
Click 'Read from file' and browse to the combined certificate created previously.
Press 'Next'.
Click 'Read from file' and browse to the new server certificate or paste it into the window supplied.
Click 'Finish' to install the certificate.

You may get an error stating that the subject in the certificate does not match the subject in the object (CSR). This will be due to additional OUs in the certificate. Accept the certificate anyway. If a validation is attempted on the certificate in ConsoleOne it will produce an error stating 'Unable to validate the certificate chain to a root certificate'.

On the iChain server click 'Apply'.
The certificate will be installed but will display an error stating '-1240 Certificate failed parsing - may need external certificate'.

Open the accelerator for the Web site. The 'Certificate' drop down item in the Secure Exchange portion will now have the certificate available. Select the new certificate, click OK and then press 'Apply'.

When the Management display is refreshed the Website will be secured with the new certificate.