Installation Instructions for IBM AS 400 / iSeries server

Solution ID:    SO5209    Updated:    05/18/2017

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This document provides installation instructions for IBM AS400/ iSeries. If you are unable to use these instructions for your server, Symantec recommends that you contact IBM.
 

Step 1: Download the SSL Certificate & Intermediate CA Certificate
  1. Download the certificate from Symantec Trust Center account.
    Note: Select the server platform as Other when downloading the certificate.
  2. The ZIP file you download contain the SSL (i.e. ssl_certificate.cer) and Intermediate CA (i.e. IntermediateCA.cer) certificate in X509 file.
  3. Unzip the files onto the server where you will install the certificate.
     

Step 2: Install the Symantec Intermediate CA Certificate

  1. Start Digital Certificate Manager (DCM).
  2. From navigation panel, click Select a Certificate Store > select *SYSTEM


     
  3. Enter in password for Certificate Store > click Continue
  4. From navigation panel, select Manage Certificates
  5. From the list, select Import Certificate > Certificate Authority (CA) > click Continue


     
  6. On the next screen, specify the path and file name of intermediate ca certificate (downloaded on Step 1). This is the location and name of the intermediate ca file on the IFS of the iSeries.

    Example: The file is stored in the /home directory and the intermediate ca can be named as 'IntermediateCA.txt' you would put in a path and file name of /home/IntermediateCA.txt.


     
  7. Click Continue
  8. Create a CA certificate label. This can be any name desired as long as it is unique (should not match any labels for any other certificates).

    Example: CA certificate label: Certificate Authority Name


     
  9. Click Continue
  10. A message stating the intermediate ca certificate has been imported. Click OK


     

Step 3: Install the SSL Certificate 

  1. Start Digital Certificate Manager (DCM).
  2. From navigation panel, click Select a Certificate Store > select *SYSTEM
  3. Enter in password for Certificate Store > click Continue
  4. From navigation panel, select Manage Certificates
  5. From the list, select Import Certificate > select Server or Client
  6. Select the certificate file (downloaded in Step 1) and complete wizard
  7. Verify certficate installation by using the Symantec Installation Checker

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