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Creating DCM Applications


A DCM application is a named entity which is used during the transmission of webservice requests to the Portal.


You will be using IBM Digital Certificate Manager (DCM). Using the DCM is typically done via a web interface. Online help is available by clicking the black question mark. Additional help can be found HERE.


  1. Navigate to: http://hostname:2001
  2. Click "Select a Certificate Store".
  3. Select "System" and press Continue.
  4. Enter the certificate store password, and press Continue.
  5. Along the left edge, click "Manage Applications".
  6. Select "Add Application", click Continue.
  7. Select "Client", click Continue.
  8. Type in an Application ID of your choice, and save it down for later use. Let all other fields default. Click "Add".
  9. Close the Digital Certificate Manager.

You will use the application name when changing the Toolkit's everyday configuration settings, specifically the field DFHTTPAPP.

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