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From "Vamsavardhana Reddy (JIRA)" <...@geronimo.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (GERONIMO-2015) Let's replace JKS to PKCS12 key store type
Date Fri, 29 Sep 2006 16:08:50 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-2015?page=comments#action_12438739 ] 
            
Vamsavardhana Reddy commented on GERONIMO-2015:
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And Sun's JDK 1.4.2 throws the following exception on importing a trusted certificate into
a PKCS12 keystore:

java.security.KeyStoreException: TrustedCertEntry not supported
        at com.sun.net.ssl.internal.ssl.PKCS12KeyStore.engineSetCertificateEntry
(Unknown Source)
        at java.security.KeyStore.setCertificateEntry(Unknown Source)
        at JksToPkcs12KeyStoreTranslator.main(JksToPkcs12KeyStoreTranslator.java:26)

> Let's replace JKS to PKCS12 key store type
> ------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: GERONIMO-2015
>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-2015
>             Project: Geronimo
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: security
>            Reporter: Nikolay Chugunov
>             Fix For: 1.2
>
>         Attachments: JKSToPKCS12.java, jksToPKCS12.patch, keystore
>
>
> Hello
> Let's replace JKS to PKCS12 key store type; because PKCS12 is widely used key store and
Geronimo may not work on non-Sun VMs.
> To fix this problem I have created the patch for Geronimo sources.
> In brief the patch (attached) replaces JKS to PKCS12 key store type in configurations
files. 
> PKCS12 format of key store file is not java-specific and can be created and read by other
programs, e.g. Internet Explorer. In addition PKCS12 exists in Bouncy Castle (http://www.bouncycastle.org)
security provider, while JKS is Sun specific key store and does not exist in Bouncy Castle.
> Also it is needed to replace JKS to PKCS12 keystore file (attached) to assemblies/j2ee-tomcat-server/src/var/security,
assemblies/j2ee-installer/src/var/security, assemblies/j2ee-jetty-server/src/var/security
directories. Key store file was generating using JKSToPKCS12 class (attached). This class
transfers key and certificate of Geronimo from JKS to PKCS12.
> After I apply this patch to Geronimo 1.0 sources and build Geronimo I can login to Geronimo
console over https.

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