Java, Public Key Infrastructure ( PKI ), Tech

Add Certificate to JAVA keystore (cacerts)


  • Have keytool installed (Installed as a part of the jre)
  • Have your certificate local (either pem or der format)
  • Know where your keystore is
/usr/java/jre1.7.0/bin/keytool -importcert -trustcacerts -noprompt \
-alias custom-root-ca \
-storepass changeit \
-file /etc/ssl/certs/CERT.pem \
-keystore /usr/java/jre1.7.0/lib/security/cacerts


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