These guides describe special situations.

  • Request Grid certificates (IGTF):
    These certificates are only needed in special scientific grid computing scenarios.

  • Using OpenSSL:
    This tool can be very useful when requesting certificates and when preparing and using digital IDs.

  • Using Java Keytool:
    When using Java Application Servers, it is often necessary to request and import certificates with this tool.

  • New certificate for old keys:
    To provide an existing digital ID with a new certificate, the digital ID must be broken down into its components and reassembled.

The following instructions are intended for participant service staff members only:

The certificates issued by the Certification Authority (CA) of the University of Münster are advanced certificates according to the eIDAS regulation of the EU. For qualified certificates, a significantly higher effort is required: