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ODSEE - How-to: Certificate Installation Utilizing the Command "dsadm import-cert" (Doc ID 2522139.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Having issue with installing certificates.   Using a "pfx" file which contains four certificates in one file.   When attempting to load the "ldap_.pfx" file that was received, the following was returned resulting in an error when attempting to restart the server :

$ dsadm import-cert /$ODSEE_HOME/$ODSEE_INSTANCE /tmp/Certificates/$CERTS.pfx
Enter the PKCS#12 file password:
The Directory Server will need to be restarted before being able to use the new certificate.

Directory Server instance '//$ODSEE_HOME/$ODSEE_INSTANCE' stopped

$ ps -ef | grep slapd
  ldap 26104 25754 0 22:11:42 pts/1 0:00 grep slapd

Failed to start Directory Server instance '//$ODSEE_HOME/$ODSEE_INSTANCE'



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