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From "Alexey Petrenko (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (GERONIMO-2015) Let's replace JKS to PKCS12 key store type
Date Wed, 16 Jan 2008 10:36:35 GMT

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Alexey Petrenko commented on GERONIMO-2015:
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If we afraid of possible incompatibilities and not full support of JKS or PKCS12 why not to
let user choose?
We can specify keystore in configs or choose type from available on current VM.

> Let's replace JKS to PKCS12 key store type
> ------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: GERONIMO-2015
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-2015
>             Project: Geronimo
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: security
>            Reporter: Nikolay Chugunov
>             Fix For: Wish List
>
>         Attachments: jksToPKCS12-1.1.1.patch, 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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