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From dona...@mad.scientist.com
Subject GenerateKey Task
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2000 01:16:28 GMT


Hi,

I just cleaned up the generate key task and it may ?? be
usefult to include in cvs. It can be a huge security hole if
not used properly. Anyway diffs and file follows


Cheers,

Pete

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Index: docs/index.html
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RCS file: /home/cvspublic/jakarta-ant/docs/index.html,v
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>   <li><a href="#genkey">GenKey</a></li>
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> 
> <hr>
> <h2><a name="genkey">GenKey</a></h2>
> <h3>Description</h3>
> <p>Generates a key in keystore.</p>
> 
> <h3>Parameters</h3>
> <table border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0">
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top"><b>Attribute</b></td>
>     <td valign="top"><b>Description</b></td>
>     <td align="center" valign="top"><b>Required</b></td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">alias</td>
>     <td valign="top">the alias to add under</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">Yes.</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">storepass</td>
>     <td valign="top">password for keystore integrity.</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">Yes.</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">keystore</td>
>     <td valign="top">keystore location</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">No</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">storetype</td>
>     <td valign="top">keystore type</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">No</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">keypass</td>
>     <td valign="top">password for private key (if different)</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">No</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">sigalg</td>
>     <td valign="top">the algorithm to use in signing</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">No</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">keyalg</td>
>     <td valign="top">the method to use when generating name-value pair</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">No</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">verbose</td>
>     <td valign="top">(true | false) verbose output when signing</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">No</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">dname</td>
>     <td valign="top">The distinguished name for entity</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">Yes if dname element unspecified</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">validity</td>
>     <td valign="top">(integer) indicates how many days certificate is valid</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">No</td>
>   </tr>
>   <tr>
>     <td valign="top">keysize</td>
>     <td valign="top">(integer) indicates the size of key generated</td>
>     <td valign="top" align="center">No</td>
>   </tr>
> </table>
> 
> <p>Alternatively you can specify the distinguished name by creating a sub-element
named dname and populating it with param elements that have a name and a value. When using
the subelement it is automatically encoded properly and , are replace
> <p>The following two examples are identical: </p>
> 
> <h3>Examples</h3>
> <blockquote>
>   <p><code>&lt;genkey alias=&quot;apache-group&quot; storepass=&quot;secret&quot;

>   dname=&quot;CN=Ant Group, OU=Jakarta Division, O=Apache.org, C=US&quot; /&gt;</code></p>
> </blockquote>
> 
> <blockquote>
>   <pre><code>&lt;genkey alias=&quot;apache-group&quot; storepass=&quot;secret&quot;
&gt;
>   &lt;dname&gt;
>     &lt;param name=&quot;CN&quot; value=&quot;Ant Group&quot;/&gt;
>     &lt;param name=&quot;OU&quot; value=&quot;Jakarta Division&quot;/&gt;
>     &lt;param name=&quot;O&quot;  value=&quot;Apache.Org&quot;/&gt;
>     &lt;param name=&quot;C&quot;  value=&quot;US&quot;/&gt;
>   &lt;/dname&gt;
>   &lt;/genkey&gt;</code></pre>
> </blockquote>
> 
Index: src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/defaults.properties
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RCS file: /home/cvspublic/jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/ant/taskdefs/defaults.properties,v
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> genkey=org.apache.tools.ant.taskdefs.GenerateKey


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