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Apache OFBiz Cookbook by Ruth Hoffman

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Adding or changing SSL certificates

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the protocol used by OFBiz to provide secure communications between browser clients and OFBiz webapps. Through SSL, secure communication sessions are enabled by using public and private keys to encrypt and decrypt messages on a user-by-user basis.

Internet web servers implementing SSL keep public keys in "certificates". When a browser or other web-based client lands on a secure web page, it will first query the server's SSL certificate to determine the server's identity, and then, based on that information, decide to request the server's public key so that it may continue to communicate using encrypted transmissions.

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Note: technically, the out-of-the-box servlet container (the ...

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