"keytool" - Key and Certificate Management Tool

This section provides a quick introduction of 'keytool' - a command line tool to manage private keys and public certificates in 'keystore' database file.

"keytool" is command line tool introduced in JDK 1.2 to manage keys and certificates inside "keystore" database file. "keytool" offers a number functions through the following major command options:


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"keytool" Commands and "keystore" Files

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"keytool" - Key and Certificate Management Tool

 "keytool -genkeypair" - Generating Keys and Self-Signed Certificates

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