How to Use OpenSSL to Configure a Certificate Authority to do OCSP Verification During OAM x509 Authentication
(Doc ID 2092201.1)
Last updated on JUNE 21, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Access Manager - Version 184.108.40.206.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Existing MOS note <note:1368211.1> is an excellent resource for configuring OAM for x509 authentication, however, it does not deal with certificate validation. This note will use many of the same concepts from note <note:1368211.1> but will add the configuration and verification of end-user certificates via an openssl OCSP server during the login process.
Additional updates to this note may be made in the future to address the use of multiple OCSP responders.
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In this Document
|Part 1 - Create CA, Generate Certificates, and Verify Certificate Status Within OCSP|
|Create the Certificate Authority (CA) and its Required Files|
|Create the OAM Server Certificate|
|Create the OAM Server and Trust Keystores|
|Create the OCSP Responder Signing Certificate|
|Create End-User Certificates|
|Start the OCSP Server|
|Verify the Status of the End-User Certificates from the Command-Line|
|Part 2 - Reconfigure OAM to do OCSP Certificate Validation|
|Import the OCSP and Root CA Certificates Into the Keystores|
|Reconfigure OAM to Enable OCSP Validation|
|Reconfigure OAM Authentication Modules to do OCSP Validation|
|Reconfigure the WebLogic Managed Server to use SSL mode|
|Restart the OAM and AdminServer Managed Servers|
|Part 3 - Import End-User Certificates into the Browser and Test|
|Import Certificates Into Browser|
|Authenticate With the "validcert" Certificate|
|Authenticate With the "revokedcert" Certificate|
|Part 4 - Troubleshooting|
|Some common error messages and potential resolution to the problems that may be encountered when setting up OCSP validation.|
|How to dump out the contents of a certificate|
|How to dump out the contents of a keystore|