troubleshooting Question

How-To generate client certificate

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Hi Experts,

i need some indications or help regarding client certificate access to web applications.

i have a servlet based web application running on port 443. login is done with user/pasword but i want to enhance the system security and allow connections only for those clients that have a valid client certificate.

on server side "need client authent" is activ and i cannot get a connection to the server regarding that i have no valid certificate. good ... but how i create this certificate. shure i need some file to import as certificate in my browser ...

is it possible to do all work with java's keytool ?

do you know about a step-by-step how to ?

thank you in advance,
Peter.

Environment: Jetty 5, Java 1.5

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