how tomcat 5 ssl certificate for windows 2003 SA ?

I do have windows 2003 server with SA running
and we have to create certificate for Tom Cat 5 Server.
How do I generate cert file on a tom CAT which will work with webserver template certificate on MS SA?
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Hi! You mean that you have a cerificate in ".pem" (x509) and you want it to convert ".pfx" (PKCS#12)?
You can use OpenSSL for the conversion. Find more details here: and
leop1212Author Commented:
I have SA running  on win 2003 box and I can run command line certreq to create new certificate
certreq -attrib "CertificateTemplate:WebServer" -submit c:\certreq.txt

I also do have ETQ document control software running of Tomcat 5 and I would like to create certificate for Tomcat but not sure what do I do on the tomcat side to have proper cer file creatated?

Hi! So, you can create the certificate request file with according the section "Create a local Certificate Signing Request (CSR)" at The resulting file will be the Tomcat equivalent of the "certreq.txt". Then, it can be signed and the the signed certificate can be imported.

I hope it helps!

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