This article is used as a step in the main article Generate and Install an SSL Certificate.


Before importing a signed certificate purchased from Verisign/symantec, you must first follow the procedure below to install their primary and secondary intermediate certificates.

  1. Save the intermediate certificates provided by Verisign to <INSTALL DIRECTORY>\Embotics\vCommander\jre\bin using the filenames primary_inter_ca.crt and secondary_inter_ca.crt.
  2. Issue the command keytool -import -trustcacerts -alias primary_inter_ca -file primary_inter_ca.crt -keystore “..\..\tomcat\conf\keystore” -storepass changeit.
  3. Issue the command keytool -import -trustcacerts -alias secondary_inter_ca -file secondary_inter_ca.crt -keystore “..\..\tomcat\conf\keystore” -storepass changeit.
  4. Proceed with installing the signed CA certificate provided by Verisign as described in Generate and Install an SSL Certificate.

Download the Verisign certificates required by this article here.

These instructions are current as of the date of initial publication. Certificate authorities may change their policies and practices at any time without Embotics having any knowledge of the change. Some vendors may require additional steps such as creating additional keystores or modifying the server.xml file. When in doubt, please contact the support team for the issuing authority for further instructions.These instructions are current as of the date of initial publication. Certificate authorities may change their policies and practices at any time without Embotics having any knowledge of the change. Some vendors may require additional steps such as creating additional keystores or modifying the server.xml file. When in doubt, please contact the support team for the issuing authority for further instructions.