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From Adam Hardy <ahardy.str...@cyberspaceroad.com>
Subject Re: [HELP!] Which key alias names to use for SSL?
Date Sun, 12 Oct 2003 19:30:01 GMT
On 10/11/2003 11:12 PM Sonny Sukumar wrote:
> 
> Hi Adam,
> 
> Your first step was:
> 
>> # keytool -genkey -alias tomcat -keyalg RSA
> 
> 
> and your last step was:
> 
>> # keytool -import trustcacerts -file public.crt -alias tomcat
> 
> 
> So you used the same alias ("tomcat") for both the private key and the 
> signed public key.  This is what doesn't work for me, because when I 
> import the signed public key using the same ("tomcat") alias, my private 
> key gets overwritten.  I've verified this using "keytool list -keystore 
> ./.keystore"
> 
> I also have the root cert from GeoTrust in there with alias "root".  The 
> root cert is actually an Equifax cert valid from 1998 to 2018, but the 
> GeoTrust tech support rep told me to use that one.  Could this be the 
> problem?
> 
> Other ideas?

Sorry, but I've no real experience with this myself. You've lost me 
there on the root alias. I was hoping someone else might jump in with 
some advice for you. Did you check the rest of the thread in the list 
archive?

Adam

-- 
struts 1.1 + tomcat 5.0.12 + java 1.4.2
Linux 2.4.20 RH9


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