AMQ7 is full of new and exciting technology and capabilities. However, with both routers and brokers, securing your topology can get confusing. Particularly when securing the routers and learning how to use clients with them, using AMQP can be challenging for those of us used to using JKS files and pure JMS.
SSL Between Routers
The first step in securing traffic between routers is getting your PEM files for your key and certificate. These steps will also give you a PKCS12 truststore file, perfect for using with an AMQP client. While this step can be done with keytool, we will use OpenSSL.