ssl cert confluence update

I understand that when updating Confluence's SSL cert  I have to import the new SSL cert into Confluence's keystore, however what I don't know is: 

Do I have to import it using the original "Alias" used when creating for the first time its private key? and also:

Once the Importing is done, Is it necessary to restart Confluence?

 

Thank you in advance as any help for little that it might seem is welcome.

Cheers

 

Jesse

 

1 answer

0 vote
Timothy Chin Community Champion Mar 10, 2016

Fastest way to find the right keystore would be to look into your System Info for this property (sun.boot.class.path). Your keystore will be in that JRE/JDK.

And yes, you have to restart Confluence.

Thanks Timothy, I know where my keystore is as I just look into confluence's tomcat server.xml file and there is mentioned where the keystore is. What I am trying to find out is if this new SSL cert has to be imported using the same "Alias" as the one used when the private key (self-cert) and keystore were created.

Timothy Chin Community Champion Mar 11, 2016

No. You don't need to have the same alias.

Thanks, I'm doing the updating now, I'll let you know on my results.

I did the installation my cert came in the form of a .pem file so I change it to format x509, then I was able to install it I restarted confluence and the lock sign on my browser still is crossed out and

looks like confluence is not seeing my new cert. What could be the problem?

 

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Kesha Thillainayagam
Posted Friday in Confluence

We want to hear how your non-technical teams are using Confluence!

Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...

299 views 11 10
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you