How To Enable SSL or HTTPS In Apache Tomcat 8

In this article we are going to see how to enable SSL in Apache Tomcat Server 8 and automatic redirect http to https. All we need is a Self-Signed-Certificate and do some configurations. There are many tools/utilities available to generate the certificate. We will be using KEYTOOL which comes along with JDK installation. Let us know few terminologies first. Self-Signed Certificate: A certificate that is signed by itself rather than a trusted authority. Generally used for testing purpose only. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer): A standard way of establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. Ensures that Read More …

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