How to configure SSL Between Weblogic and Apache

    1) Set WLS Environment C:\Oracle\Middleware\wlserver_10.3\server\bin>setWLSEnv.cmd 2) Go to the lib directory and covert WLS Root Certificate to .pem format C:\Oracle\Middleware\wlserver_10.3\server\lib>java utils.der2pem CertGenCA.der C:\Oracle\Middleware\wlserver_10.3\server\lib>dir CertGen* Volume in drive C is Windows8_OS Volume Serial Number is 8C04-A406 Directory of C:\Oracle\Middleware\wlserver_10.3\server\lib 01/03/2015 09:29 PM 540 CertGenCA.der 01/19/2015 07:47 PM 786 CertGenCA.pem 01/03/2015 09:29 PM 388 CertGenCAKey.der […]

Configure Apache Webserver to authenticate from LDAP Server

1. Connect to the LDAP Server from an LDAP Browser 2. Uncomment these two modules in httpd.conf LoadModule ldap_module modules/ LoadModule authnz_ldap_module modules/ 3. Add the following Location directive <Location /> AuthType Basic Require valid-user AuthName   “Enter Your ldap Username/Password” AuthBasicProvider   ldap AuthzLDAPAuthoritative   off AuthLDAPURL    ldap://localhost:444 AuthLDAPBindDN    “uid=faisal,ou=People, dc=bea,dc=com” AuthLDAPBindPassword […]

How and Why we need to SECURE our Web Server

Introduction: Over the year’s internet and the internet based applications had revolutioned our life. They had created many new global business opportunities for enterprises conducting online business. However, the security risks associated with conducting e-business have resulted in security becoming a major factor for online success or failure. Any high-profile hacking attack has proven that […]

Apache Administration FAQ’s

How to disable Case Sensitivity in Apache? Apache is case sensitive. When you application is hosted in case-insensitive webserver(like IIS) and moved to case-sensitive webserver (like Apache) you may get some problems related to non availability of URLS(HTTP 404 error). Apach provides a module which helps to make URLs case-insensitive. Open httpd.conf(your apache configuration file) […]

Working with Reverse proxy servers

The term “Proxy Servers” is mostly popular among our middleware techies as: “Server which forwards the request”. But, for simple multiple reasons, this one lined defined server is vastly used in each and every environment in multiple forms like Forward Proxy Server, Reverse Proxy Server and Open Proxy Server. The basic purpose of this document […]

Configuring SunOne ( iPlanet) Webserver with Weblogic

Step 1). Create a Webserver running on port 8081 using the Admin Console of SunOne. Step 2). Copy over the plugin present in the following directoryC:\bea103\wlserver_10.3\server\plugin\win\32\proxy61.dll To the Sun One Installation Directory C:\Sun\WebServer6.1\plugins\lib Step 3). Load the plugins by adding the following lines in magnus.conf present inC:\Sun\WebServer6.1\https-testserver\config magnus.conf Init fn=”load-modules” funcs=”wl_proxy,wl_init” shlib=”C:/Sun/WebServer6.1/plugins/lib/proxy61.dll” To forward request […]

BASIC Authentication with Apache

Create user.txt with the username and password separated by colon user.txt testuser:testuser Then use the htpasswd to encrypt the password Apache2\bin>htpasswd.exe -b user.txt testuser testuser Automatically using MD5 format. Updating password for user testuser Add the following in the httpd.conf file present in C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\bin LoadModule weblogic_module modules/ <Location /> SetHandler weblogic-handler WebLogicHost localhost […]