Setting up SSL for production environments

WebLogic Server 12c supports SSL to add security and encryption to the data transmitted over the network.

In this recipe, SSL will be enabled in the PROD_AdminServer instance of the PROD_DOMAIN domain.

A new identity keystore and a new trusted keystore will be created to store the new certificate. The WebLogic Server instances and the Node Manager will be configured to enable the SSL protocol and use the custom keystores.

Getting ready

The keystores are created with the keytool command-line utility, and we will demonstrate signing a certificate with the CertGen Java utility. keytool comes as standard with the Java distribution, and CertGen is part of the WebLogic Server. Both utilities run from the command ...

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