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HTTPS for ODL's REST interfaces

asked 2015-08-12 07:01:47 -0800

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I am trying to add HTTPS for ODL's REST interfaces. I am following this link.

I have created the KeyStore and put the path in configuration/tomcat-server.xml file in the "connector" section. I am not able to connect to port 8443. The port is not even up for some reason. Why is that so?

Restconf is up on 8181

sanket@sanket-ubuntu-odl:~$ curl -I -v http://localhost:8181/restconf/ * Hostname was NOT found in DNS cache * Trying * Connected to localhost ( port 8181 (#0)

HEAD /restconf/ HTTP/1.1 User-Agent: curl/7.37.1 Host: localhost:8181 Accept: /

< HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized < WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="opendaylight" WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="opendaylight" < Content-Type: text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1 Content-Type: text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1 < Cache-Control: must-revalidate,no-cache,no-store Cache-Control: must-revalidate,no-cache,no-store < Content-Length: 1380 Content-Length: 1380 * Server Jetty(8.1.15.v20140411) is not blacklisted < Server: Jetty(8.1.15.v20140411) Server: Jetty(8.1.15.v20140411)

< * Connection #0 to host localhost left intact

But I dont see port 8443 up.

Here is the tomcat-server.xml

<Connector port="8443" protocol="HTTP/1.1" SSLEnabled="true"
           maxThreads="150" scheme="https" secure="true"
           clientAuth="false" sslProtocol="TLS"

Am I missing something?

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answered 2015-08-27 13:26:08 -0800

updated 2015-08-27 13:27:14 -0800

Hello, the guide you are following is outdated. Here is a new guide working with the Lithium Artifacts:

RestConf SSL

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But that worked. How so? Thank you for the answer though. Have you worked on SSL for OvS connection for OF? I have a couple questions up. If you dont mind, I would like for you to look into them and give me some pointers about the same. Thank you

sankettandulwadkar ( 2015-08-27 13:30:57 -0800 )edit

The file you are modifying is for Tomcat, however, RestConf is using Jetty. I suspect that installing the vtn-manager feature overrides jetty's RestConf URLs with VTN Tomcat URLs (note this is a supposition).

grmontpetit ( 2015-08-27 15:56:33 -0800 )edit

I see. That could definitely be a reason. I shall try following the wiki guidelines to check if it works without VTN

sankettandulwadkar ( 2015-08-28 06:26:56 -0800 )edit

answered 2015-08-13 06:50:25 -0800

sankettandulwadkar gravatar image

Needed VTN-MANAGER installation to open port 8443. Works now.

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