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Testing SSL with Messaging Server 5.x and 6.x (Doc ID 1289350.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 5.2.0 to 6.3 [Release 5.2 to 6.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The article is intended to help you configure Messaging Server 5.x and 6.x to use SSL and perform basic tests using command-line tools to verify that the server is working before moving on to investigate the client side.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Configure Messaging Server to use SSL
 Use openssl s_client to test the connection
 Use ssltap to trace SSL/TLS traffic
 Generate a Client Certificate
 Install the Client Certificate
 Configure Messaging Server to Accept Certificated-Based Authentication
 Import the CA cert into the iMS cert DB
 Use openssl s_client to test cert-based login
 Use STARTTLS Instead of SSL
 There is also the sslconnect¬†command that comes with Messaging Server
 Client-side Debugging
 How this is supposed to work
 Certificate based authentication with POP
 Certificate based authentication with IMAP
 Known bugs
References

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