Desperately Need SSL Assistance

All, I have spent the past few weeks (on and off), trying to figure out how to implement a secure IM server accessible on the web without any luck. My assumption was that I needed to create a .csr and submit it to my hosting partner (godaddy), but I cannot get the .csr generated using the jdk. The goal is to allow my users to log in via LDAP (already working) to

The threads that I have read thus far seem to indicate that this is an exercise in futility and that only people who hold the special “I know JDK Tools better than you” card are capable of actually performing this task. I cannot seem to find a recent source that explains in detail and step by step processes how to accomplish this.

If anyone has any time to assist me it would be greatly appreciated.



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