My Oracle Support Banner

Client/Server Connection and Authentication(Part I) : Server Secure Connection Over SSL to Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition (Doc ID 1228193.1)

Last updated on MAY 03, 2023

Applies to:

Middleware > Identity Management > Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Server secure connection over SSL to  Oracle Directory Server

This document is divided in 2 parts:

  • Server secure connection over SSL to Oracle Directory Server (Part I) <Document 1228193.1>
  • Client certificate-based authentication over over SSL to Oracle Directory Server (Part II). <Document 1287204.1>

It describes the deployment of server secure connection through SSL  to the Oracle Directory Server (part I), and how it is also possible to establish client authentication through SSL to the Oracle Directory Server  (Part II).

This Km article also show how to create a CA authority to sign certificate request using certutil.

When the user is a 3rd party CA Authority, some subsection dealing with certificate request will need to be skipped.




To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document
 1) Configuration
 1.2) Directory Server
 2) Making a certificate request and getting a the signed certificate reply
 2.1) DS certificate request
 2.2) Signing the certificate request.
 3) Using the signed certificate reply
 3.1) Adding the signed certificate to the DS keystore/truststore.
 3.2) Checking validity of certificate (Optional)
 4) SSL Server Secure Connection Query
 4.1) Preparing Directory Server instance to deal with SSL.
 4.2) Creation of a client keystore/truststore.
 4.3) ldapsearch secure server connection.

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.