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How do I install L1K Entrust Chain Certificate in Apache HTTP Server?

Article Number: 46468

Question:

How do I install L1K Entrust Chain Certificate in Apache HTTP Server?

 

Answer:

  1. To install Entrust L1K chain certificate, you need to have a L1K chain bundle file downloaded from Entrust certificate pick up link. This bundle file consists of L1K chain and L1K chainroot / cross certificate into a single flat file. The default filename for this bundle file is L1Kchainbundle.txt
  2. Open your server’s HTTPD.CONF or SSL.CONF file and locate your virtual host entry for the domain to be secured by this certificate.

·        If you are not sure where you HTTPD.CONF file is located run the following command:

                              openssl version -a

 

·       You will see at end of the returned information "OPENSSLDIR:" this is the path that is configured where OpenSSL will look for configuration files

 

  1. Add the following line under the virtual host entry of your site/domain in the HTTPD.CONF or SSL.CONF file:

SSLCertificateChainFile <path to certificate>/<chain bundle>

 

  1. Sample of configuration file for Entrust L1K chain certificate installation:

 

The Chain Certificate has been installed.

 

You will need to reset the Web site for the changes to take effect

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