Applies to ReadyAPI 3.53, last modified on May 15, 2024

To ensure security and privacy of authentication, configure keystore and virtual API SSL options.

To configure the SSL options:

  1. Click on the ReadyAPI toolbar.

  2. Select SSL in the left part of the ReadyAPI Preferences window and configure the necessary options.

The table below describes the available SSL options:

Option Description
Certificate Store

On Windows platform only. If selected, ReadyAPI uses certificates located in the Windows Personal Certificate Store.

KeyStore The path to the keystore ReadyAPI uses to connect to the server.


KeyStore password The keystore password.


Enable virtual service SSL If selected, SSL support for virtual APIs is enabled.
When you deploy a virtual API to VirtServer, these settings are not copied. In order for the deployed virtual services support SSL, configure the virtSSL settings in the virt-server.yml file. See VirtServer Settings File.
Virtual service port Specify the port used in the SOAP VirtResponse test step when it simulates HTTPS responses.
Virtual service KeyStore The keystore to use for virtual API SSL certificates.
Virtual service KeyStore password The virtual API keystore password.
Virtual service key password The password for virtual API default keys.
If your keystore does not use a key password (for example, if you generated it using keytool in Java 11 or later), enter the keystore password in this box.
Virtual service TrustStore The virtual API truststore to use (optional).
Virtual service TrustStore password The virtual API truststore password.
Client authentication If selected, virtual services require that clients submit an SSL client certificate to work with them.

See Also

SSL Client Auth
REST Services
SOAP Services

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