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I can access Tomcat on port 8080, but not on 8443. When I try o get there, this is the error I get in Firefox:

The connection was interrupted The connection to the.fqdn.com:8443 was interrupted while the page was loading.

This is my connector:

<Connector port="8443" protocol="org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11NioProtocol" SSLEnabled="true"
    maxThreads="150" scheme="https" secure="true"
    clientAuth="want" sslProtocol="TLS" 
    keystoreFile="C:\temp\keystore.jks" keystorePass="changeit"/>

I have the CA key in the jre's cacerts file.

The server cert was generated using EJBCA and should be signed properly. Any suggestions on what is going on?

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You have client authentication set to optional/wanted. AFAIK, most browsers don't support this mode.

Either disable it or set it enabled if your really require it

See https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_ssl.html#sslverifyclient for note about optional SSL client cert mode

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