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From "Bill Barker" <>
Subject Re: Mozilla, SSL certificates, and Tomcat 5
Date Wed, 22 Oct 2003 06:20:43 GMT
Are you using IBM's JVM?  If so, please see the latest SSL-howto
documentation for how to get SSL working.

"Jeff Jackson" <> wrote in message
> Short version: I can access Tomcat via SSL from IE6, but not from Mozilla
> 1.4/Netscape 7.1.  Is this a known problem, and if so, what's the
> work-around?
> Long version:
> I've installed Sun's Java Web Services Developer Pack 1.3 version of
> Tomcat 5 under Linux.  I also created a self-signed certificate using the
> Java keytool, accepting the default keystore location and using the
> default "changeit" password.  When I enable SSL (either by removing
> comment delimiters from the SSL Connector in the out-of-the-box
> server.xml, or by running the web-based admin tool) and restart Tomcat,
> there are no error messages in any log files.  And I can access the SSL
> port with an https URL using IE6 from a Windows client.
> But Mozilla 1.4 and Netscape 7.1 (on the same Windows client I used for
> IE) both give a "The document contains no data." alert when I try to
> access the same URL, after a several second delay and a number of
> "Connecting"/"Connected" status messages.  These browsers have had no
> trouble accessing other https URL's, so I'm assuming that it's a Tomcat
> issue.
> I have tried changing the server.xml Host name from localhost to my actual
> host name and changing the Factory protocol from TLS to SSL (based on
> something I saw in another SSL question).  This had no apparent effect.
> I also tried using a trial Verisign-signed certificate, with the same
> results: IE6 can access the site, Mozilla cannot.
> What am I missing?

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