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From Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot>
Subject Re: Problem with Certificate Loading
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2011 14:10:11 GMT
Hi Kevin,

What is the format of the certificate you're trying to import?


On 7 sept. 2011, at 22:34, Kevin Hamilton wrote:

> In Apache Directory Studio (where I am viewing and editing my
> certificates, it gives them in an encrypted binary fashion and does
> not allow me to import my normal plaintext keys. Doing this crashes
> apacheds. How can I go about changing the way the apacheds encrypts
> the keys?
> thanks,
> Kevin
> On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Kiran Ayyagari <> wrote:
>> Hi Kevin,
>>    You need to manually upload the keys also as you did with the
>> certificate in server
>>     (note that closing and opening studio will not impact the server
>> at all, you might already be aware of this but just to make it clear)
>>    Let us know if you still face any issue after doing this
>> On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 8:33 PM, Kevin Hamilton <> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> My name is Kevin Hamilton and I am currently attempting to set up
>>> ApacheDS 2.0.0-M2 on a linux server.
>>> When I try to set up SSL encryption, it claims that my certificate is
>>> not valid, and prompts me to accept it or not. When I hit yes, it
>>> allows me to log on to the LDAP.
>>> However, when I try to connect via ldaps:// using PHP, it does not
>>> connect to the server and gives an error that the certificate is not
>>> valid.
>>> I have a valid certificate from my website that seemingly would work
>>> if I changed it.
>>> I narrowed down the certificate location to the uid=admin,ou=system entry.
>>> I click on certificate and load in my site's valid certificate. But
>>> when I close out of Apache Directory Studio and come back in, it has
>>> reverted back to the original certificate. Also, in the rare cases
>>> where it hasn't reverted, the publickey/privatekey entries have not
>>> updated, so it still fails.
>>> How can I add my certificate to the server so it works well with php and ssl?
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> Kevin
>> --
>> Kiran Ayyagari

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