Installing your Certificate on a Lotus Domino Server versions 4.6x and 5.0x

Installing the certificates on Lotus Domino Server requires that the certificates are merged into the Key Ring file.

This process must be completed for both root certificates provided.

  • In Notes, from the administration panel, click System Databases and choose Open Domino Server Certificate Administration (CERTSRV.NSF) on the local machine.

  • Click Install trusted root Certificate into Key Ring (option 3).

  • Enter the file name for the Key Ring that will store this certificate. The Key Ring file was created when you created the server Certificate Signing Request.

  • Select the correct certificate file from the zip file that was sent to you by email.

  • Select File in the "Certificate Source" field. Enter the file name in the file name field.

You will need to import the certificates in the order below:

  1. Root Certificate (supplied in zip file)

  2. Intermediate CA Certificate (supplied in zip file)

  • Click "Merge Certificate into Key Ring."

  • Enter the password for the server key ring file and click OK to approve the merge.

Once all of the root certificates are installed install the site certificate following the instructions below:

  • Click Install Certificate into Key Ring (Option 4).

  • Enter the file name for the Key Ring that will store this certificate. The Key Ring file was created when you created the server Certificate Signing Request.

  • Detach the file from the email to your hard drive and unzip it.

  • Select File in the "Certificate Source" field. Enter the file name in the file name field.

  • Click "Merge Certificate into Key Ring."

  • Enter the password for the server key ring file and click OK to approve the merge.



For additional information, refer to your server documentation.