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Tutorial: Securing the WebCenter Portal Spaces Connection to Content Server with SSL (Doc ID 1573234.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document shows how to configure the Content Server Connection from WebCenter Portal Spaces to WebCenter Content Server with SSL.

This configuration has being tested with the following releases:


This is part of a series of Tutorials for Installing and Configuring WebCenter Portal.

For this Tutorial we will show the installation and configuration process on OEL5 64bit.
A similar process can be used for other Platforms.

All references to the documentation in this tutorial correspond to P55 ( release.

For previous releases you can find the documentation here:
   Oracle Fusion Middleware Documentation



This document is intended for WebCenter Portal Administrators who need to Configure Webcenter Portal with SSL.

For this configuration we are using Self-Signed Certificates. For production environments it is recommended to use real certificates.


Support for the different products used in this tutorial is provided by different teams. If you need to contact Oracle Support, ensure to open a service request for the related Product.


This document doesn't replace the formal documentation that can be located here:



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In this Document
 1. Prerequisites
 2. System Information
 3. Backup your Current Environment
 4. Configure a Keystore and Key on the WebCenter Portal (client) side.
 5. Configure a Keystore and Key on the WebCenter Content (server) side.
 6. Import the WebCenter Portal Spaces (client) public key in to the WebCenter Content (server) keystore.
 7. Import the WebCenter Content (server) public key in to the WebCenter Portal Spaces (client) keystore.
 8. Create a new sslincoming provider on WebCenter Content.
 9. Set the WebCenter Portal Content Server connection to use SSL.
 10. Set the WebCenter Portal Content Server connection to use SSL.

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