I have a Java servlet currently running on Tomcat 7 (Windows) and connects to a SQL Server database. I now need to encrypt this connection and I have a public Key SSL certificate in a keystore. But apparently I have to configure a system property for a "Truststore" and have the truststore set to the keystore.
The keystore location is C:\SSLKeys\appkeystore.key and from what I have found I have to set the Truststore up with the following;
But how do I set these please? I have tried it in the command line but that doesn't seem to work. I don't want to hard code these in the Java as I need them to be configurable.
Can these be set in the Catalina.bat file in Tomcat? If so where in the file do I put the command?
Thanks in advance
I think I may have found how, or at least one way of doing this. Someone please tell me if there is a better way of processing this. In the Tomcat\bin folder, where the catalina.bat file is I created a setenv.bat file and in there I declared the two Java option properties for;
set JAVA_OPTS="-Djavax.net.ssl.trustStore=C:\path\to\keystore.key" "-Djavax.net.ssl.trustStorePassword=************"
Apparently when Tomcat is started it initiates the catalina.bat file and the catalina.bat file determines if a setenv.bat file exists and if so runs this file to set the Java options.
Again someone please correct me if I am wrong and advise of any better way of doing this. Although apparently where Tomcat is set up as a Windows service the options above are input through the tomcatXw.exe to initiate the Tomcat console and the Java tab is selected.