Import security certificate to the JRE Keystore
The certificate that is downloaded when you enable MDE security must be imported into the JRE Keystore.
- Locate the keystore location in the JRE.
Typically this keystore is at JAVA_HOME\jre\lib\security\cacerts.
The keytool that is used to access the keystore is typically installed with the JRE and ready to use.
- Run the standard keytool to import the certificate, from JAVA_HOME\jre\lib\security.
keytool -import -trustcacerts -alias mdecert -file C:\temp\mdeCert.cer -keystore cacerts
- When prompted Enter keystore password:,
By default keystores have a password of "changeit"
- When prompted Trust this certificate? [no]:,
This imports the certificate into the keystore and display the message: "Certificate was added to keystore".