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From Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <>
Subject Re: Tomcat 5.5.17 SSL
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2006 20:22:35 GMT
yes, you can create a self signed/self generated certificate, will work 
just like production, except browser pop up a little warning.
but the SSL part works the same,

see the tomcat SSL docs on how to generate the cert yourself


Scott Purcell wrote:
> I am running a instance of Tomcat in which there is one web site that is
> running SSL and a cert from Verisign. The server.conf has the entry for
> the real DNS name and the certificate configured and all is good. This
> site is a production site. 
> I just purchased another box for development purposes. I want to be able
> to copy the code down from production and start working on version 2 of
> the site. Problem is, I do not have a DNS entry for the devsite. I just
> figured I could enable SSL for a instance and run like so. 
> So my question is, can I create one instance that is SSL on my new
> tomcat 5.5.17 that does not have a valid SSL certificate, but the code
> from above would run on? If so, please advise.
> Thanks,
> Scott
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