How To Configure SSL for the login Page?


I am using websphre Application Server and IBM HTTP WebServer.
I would like to enable HTTPS (SSL) only on the login page of my application.

can some one please help.

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Sure, you need to purchase a SSL certificate from a company like network solutions or godaddy.

most sites will show you how to add the certificates to your webhosting program (at least godaddy does)

check with them first to make sure they support WebSphere
sravyAuthor Commented:
Hi  Mike
Thanks for the reply.
I am planning to use self-signed certificate using ikey man tool.
I have already configured SSL from webserver ( to all pages in the application) using ikey-man tool, self signed certificate.
what I want now is just limit the https to the login page.
Hi sravy,

You don't specify that you're running IBM HTTPServer as webserver, but seeing as you are using the ikey-man tool, I presume that you are.

You need to configure ihs via the httpd.conf file to force https for the login page only. As reference you can use the apache documentation for details as this is exactly the same as for ihs.


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sravyAuthor Commented:
Hi Jo
yes I am using IHS
Can you please send me the link to apache documentation

You can find it under

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