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From "Martin Gainty" <mgai...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: problem with truststoreFile in server.xml
Date Tue, 24 Oct 2006 18:25:15 GMT
Which other algorithm do you suggest to uniquely identify the cert contained within the keystore?
a sequence number?
a reference to an object?

The key (which is tied to the cert) uniquely identifies that particular cert in your keystore
file

Saludos Cordiales!
M-
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Víctor Torres - UPF" <victor.torres@upf.edu>
To: "Tomcat Users List" <users@tomcat.apache.org>; "Martin Gainty" <mgainty@hotmail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 11:55 AM
Subject: Re: problem with truststoreFile in server.xml


> Thanks, but this does not solve my problem.
> What I can see in your directions is that you are using JKS keystore and you 
> are importing the certificate and the private key.
> What I was saying is that it should NOT be necessary to import the private 
> keys into a truststoreFile. In fact, when I use as truststoreFile a PKCS12 
> with the certificate and private key it works. It fails when the PKCS12 only 
> contains the certificate. This seems to me strange.
> 
> Any other suggestions?
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Martin Gainty" <mgainty@hotmail.com>
> To: "Tomcat Users List" <users@tomcat.apache.org>; "Víctor Torres - UPF" 
> <victor.torres@upf.edu>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 5:41 PM
> Subject: Re: problem with truststoreFile in server.xml
> 
> 
>> Hello Victor-
>>
>> you may want to follow the directions on how to create an empty keystore 
>> and then import Import the private key/certificate chain into the java 
>> keystore using extkeytool
>> http://www.switch.ch/aai/certificates/certificateupdate.html
>>
>> then take a look at the keys afterwards at
>> keytool -v -list -keystore www.example.edu.jks
>>
>> Anyone else?
>> M--
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>> From: "Víctor Torres - UPF" <victor.torres@upf.edu>
>> To: <users@tomcat.apache.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 9:14 AM
>> Subject: problem with truststoreFile in server.xml
>>
>>
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> I have configured my Tomcat 5.5.17 to require SSL client authentication. 
>>> For
>>> this purpose, I have stored my root CA certificate into a PKCS12 keystore
>>> which I use as truststoreFile by configuring server.xml. This CA 
>>> certificate
>>> is used to sign user certificates that I want to be trusted.
>>>
>>> The problem I have is the following:
>>> - truststoreFile (PKCS12) contains root CA certificate + private key ->
>>> everything works perfectly.
>>> - truststoreFile (PKCS12) contains root CA certificate -> clients cannot
>>> connect.
>>>
>>> truststoreFile should not contain private keys, so why does Tomcat behave 
>>> in
>>> this way?
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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