Class PKCS12Import

  extended by

public class PKCS12Import
extends Object

This class can be used to import a key/certificate pair from a pkcs12 file into a regular JKS format keystore for use with jetty and other java based SSL applications, etc.

    usage: java PKCS12Import {pkcs12file} [newjksfile]
If you don't supply newjksfile, newstore.jks will be used. This can be an existing JKS keystore.

Upon execution, you will be prompted for the password for the pkcs12 keystore as well as the password for the jdk file. After execution you should have a JKS keystore file that contains the private key and certificate that were in the pkcs12

You can generate a pkcs12 file from PEM encoded certificate and key files using the following openssl command:

    openssl pkcs12 -export -out keystore.pkcs12 -in www.crt -inkey www.key
then run:
    java PKCS12Import keystore.pkcs12 keytore.jks

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Constructor Summary
Method Summary
static void main(String[] args)
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public PKCS12Import()
Method Detail


public static void main(String[] args)
                 throws Exception