1. Keytool Export Private Key From Keystore
  2. Keytool Import Private Key From Keystore
  3. Advantages Of Private Key Encryption

Follow SSLSupportDesk guide to keystore creation using our Portecle Guide. In order to generate a keystore for various Oracle systems that utilize.jks keystores using Keytool perform the following instructions listed below. Step 1: Create a Keystore: Create a certificate keystore and private key by executing the following command.

To Generate a Certificate by Using keytool

Keytool list keystore

By default, the keytool utility creates a keystorefile in the directory where the utility is run.

Before You Begin

To run the keytool utility, your shell environmentmust be configured so that the J2SE /bin directory is inthe path, otherwise the full path to the utility must be present on the commandline.

  1. Change to the directory that contains the keystore and truststorefiles.

    Always generate the certificate in the directory containingthe keystore and truststore files. The default is domain-dir/config.

  2. Generate the certificate in the keystore file, keystore.jks,using the following command format:


    Use any unique name as your keyAlias. Ifyou have changed the keystore or private key password from the default (changeit), substitute the new password for changeit.The default key password alias is s1as.

    A prompt appears that asks for your name, organization, and other information.

  3. Export the generated certificate to the server.cer file(or client.cer if you prefer), using the following commandformat:


  4. If a certificate signed by a certificate authority is required,see To Sign a Certificate by Using keytool.

  5. Create the cacerts.jks truststore file andadd the certificate to the truststore, using the following command format:


    If you have changed the keystore or private key password from the default(changeit), substitute the new password.

    Information about the certificate is displayed and a prompt appearsasking if you want to trust the certificate.

  6. Type yes, then press Enter.

    Informationsimilar to the following is displayed:


  7. To apply your changes, restart GlassFish Server. See To Restart a Domain.

Example 11–10 Creating a Self-Signed Certificate in a JKS Keystore by Using an RSAKey Algorithm

RSA is public-key encryption technology developed by RSA Data Security,Inc.


Example 11–11 Creating a Self-Signed Certificate in a JKS Keystore by Using a DefaultKey Algorithm


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Example 11–12 Displaying Available Certificates From a JKS Keystore


Keytool Export Private Key From Keystore

Example 11–13 Displaying Certificate information From a JKS Keystore

Keytool Import Private Key From Keystore


See Also

Advantages Of Private Key Encryption

For more information about keytool, see the keytool reference page.

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