Explore Eclipse's plug-in signature mechanism
Learn how to create signed plug-ins in Eclipse and IBM Lotus Expeditor
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Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: November 18, 2008
Security is an important issue when installing a bundle of new features to software. Learn about signature technologies used by the Eclipse platform to determine the trustworthiness of plug-ins. Eclipse places each plug-in into one of five categories: unsigned or signed, trusted or untrusted, or expired. Learn how to create signed plug-ins in Eclipse and IBM® Lotus® Expeditor, an Eclipse-based product.
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