Creating a security certificate with javakey.
Posted on 2000-01-13
I have been writing a couple of applets to access our database server.
Naturally this capability requires extra security privilages from the browser and thusly requires a security certificate.
I set about creating one with the javakey program that comes with JDK.
I got all teh commands right becase the first certificate I made worked.
Next I signed a jar file that worked also.
but when I tried to sign a jar file later on the user was no longer trusted,
and the certificate was gone.
So I tried to create a certificate for that person again.
but when I did the command to create the public key it would just stop.
I tried creating a key for a different user. I tried using less encryption.
I tried three other versions of the javakey program. One of which was on a different computer.
Any ideas why I can't create a public key anymore?