How to configure SSL in Tomcat8 using ubuntu 16.04

With this post, We Will install and configure Self Sign SSL with Tomcat 8 uisng ubutnu 16.04/18.04

Generating Keystore 
Step 1:- First you need to generate the keystore by following commands with root privileges.
sudo -i
keytool -genkey -alias Your_domain_here -keyalg RSA -keystore /etc/pki/keystore
Adding ssl code in Tomcat’s server.xml 
Step 2:- After this, You need to edit /opt/tomcat/conf/server.xml file to add given param to configure ssl
nano /opt/tomcat/conf/server.xml

Paste the given ssl parameter
<Connector port=”8443″ protocol=”HTTP/1.1″
                keystorePass=”_password_” />
And save and exit from nano editor
Restart the Tomcat service
Step 3:- To get effect of ssl changes, You need to restart the Apache Tomcat services by following the commands
systemctl restart tomcat.service
How to configure SSL in Tomcat8 using ubuntu 16.04

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