Installation instructions of your SSL Certificate for Red Hat Secure Web Server

Please follow these instructions to install your SSL certificate on Red Hat Secure Web Server.

Install the Intermediate Certificate

1. Get your intermediate certificate. Copy and paste the contents into a .crt file by using a text editor software (such as Notepad or Wordpad). Save the file here /etc/httpd/conf/ssl.crt/intermediate.crt.

2. Add the following directive to your /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf file, within the virtual host tags that define your Secure Web Server with the other SSL directives:

SSLCACertificateFile /etc/httpd/conf/ssl.crt/intermediate.crt

Install your SSL Certificate

1. Once you received your SSL certificate by e-mail, please copy and paste it into a text file (with Notepad or Wordpad) and save the file with the .crt extension. (Include the tags -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- and -----END CERTIFICATE-----).

2. Add the following directives to your /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf file, within the virtual host tags that define your Secure Web Server with the other SSL directives. Remember that you need to add the key file in as well.

SSLCertificateFile /etc/httpd/conf/ssl.crt/server.crt (your SSL certificate file from step 1)

SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/httpd/conf/ssl.key/server.key