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How do I install L1K Entrust Chain Certificate in Apache HTTP Server

How do I install L1K Entrust Chain Certificate in Apache HTTP Server

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To install Entrust L1K chain certificate, you need to have a L1K chain bundle file downloaded from Entrust certificate pick up link.

This bundle file consists of L1K chain and L1K chainroot / cross certificate into a single flat file. The default filename for this bundle file is L1Kchainbundle.txt .

Open your server’s HTTPD.CONF or SSL.CONF file and locate your virtual host entry for the domain to be secured by this certificate.

If you are not sure where you HTTPD.CONF file is located run the following command:

openssl version -a


You will see at end of the returned information "OPENSSLDIR:" this is the path that is configured where OpenSSL will look for configuration files

Add the following line under the virtual host entry of your site/domain in the HTTPD.CONF or SSL.CONF file:

SSLCertificateChainFile <path to certificate>/<chain bundle>

Sample of configuration file for Entrust L1K chain certificate installation:


If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Entrust Certificate Services Support department for further assistance:

Hours of Operation:
Sunday 8:00 PM ET to Friday 8:00 PM ET
North America (toll free): 1-866-267-9297
Outside North America: 1-613-270-2680 (or see the list below)
NOTE: Smart Phone users may use the 1-800 numbers shown in the table below.
Otherwise, it is very important that international callers dial the UITF format exactly as indicated. Do not dial an extra "1" before the "800" or your call will not be accepted as an UITF toll free call.

Country Number
Australia 0011 - 800-3687-7863
1-800-767-513
Austria 00 - 800-3687-7863
Belgium 00 - 800-3687-7863
Denmark 00 - 800-3687-7863
Finland 990 - 800-3687-7863 (Telecom Finland)
00 - 800-3687-7863 (Finnet)
France 00 - 800-3687-7863
Germany 00 - 800-3687-7863
Hong Kong 001 - 800-3687-7863 (Voice)
002 - 800-3687-7863 (Fax)
Ireland 00 - 800-3687-7863
Israel 014 - 800-3687-7863
Italy 00 - 800-3687-7863
Japan 001 - 800-3687-7863 (KDD)
004 - 800-3687-7863 (ITJ)
0061 - 800-3687-7863 (IDC)
Korea 001 - 800-3687-7863 (Korea Telecom)
002 - 800-3687-7863 (Dacom)
Malaysia 00 - 800-3687-7863
Netherlands 00 - 800-3687-7863
New Zealand 00 - 800-3687-7863
0800-4413101
Norway 00 - 800-3687-7863
Singapore 001 - 800-3687-7863
Spain 00 - 800-3687-7863
Sweden 00 - 800-3687-7863 (Telia)
00 - 800-3687-7863 (Tele2)
Switzerland 00 - 800-3687-7863
Taiwan 00 - 800-3687-7863
United Kingdom 00 - 800-3687-7863
0800 121 6078
+44 (0) 118 953 3088

The Chain Certificate has been installed.

You will need to reset the Web site for the changes to take effect