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From Eric Rescorla <>
Subject Re: Help importing SSL certificates
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2002 16:02:39 GMT
Roland <> writes:
> I'm trying to use SSL with Tomcat. Everything is fine if I use a 
> certificate generated with keytool. But, if I try to import a certificate 
> generated with OpenSSL, it doesn't work. What happens is that I can import 
> the certificate and it will not complain. But when I try to connect to 
> Tomcat with the browser it will give an error like 'unknown encryption 
> algorithm'.
> Can anyone help here?
We'll need rather more detail in order to help:
(1) What gives you "unknown encryption error" the client or server?
(2) Does the other side give you an error (i.e. check the server
(3) Can you capture an ssldump ( of the

If you really get stuck, you can always use PureTLS, which can
use OpenSSL-generated certs directly :)


[Eric Rescorla                         ]

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