installing certificates : Java Glossary

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installing certificates
Normally you don’t need to install code-signing certificates. They come bundled with the jar files that contain the associated program. They are used to verify the program indeed came from the alleged author and has not been modified by some malicious third party. You can though install certificates to bypass the annoying security OK each time the program is run. The following instructions should suffice to help you install certificates, see which certificates you have installed and remove discontinued/invalid/untrusted certificates.
How To Import Code Signing Certificates
Last revised/verified: 2008-01-23
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Get Java Java You download the root certificate then import it into both your JRE (Java Runtime Environment) and JDK (Java Development Kit) with: Where C:\temp\Thawte Code Signing CA.cer is the name of the root certificate you are importing. The default password for cacerts. is changeit.
Opera logo Opera

Just click on the certificate reference to download and import it, or click File ⇒ Open.

Alternatively, Click tools ⇒ preferences ⇒ advanced ⇒ security ⇒ manage certificates ⇒ import. To see what root certificates are installed Click tools ⇒ preferences ⇒ advanced ⇒ security ⇒ manage certificates.

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Just click on the certificate reference to download and import it, or click File ⇒ Open.

Alternatively, click Tools ⇒ Options ⇒ Advanced ⇒ Encryption ⇒ View Certificates ⇒ import .

SeaMonkey logo SeaMonkey

Just click on the certificate reference to download and import it, or click File ⇒ Open.

Alternatively, click Edit ⇒ Preferences ⇒ Privacy & Security ⇒ Certificates ⇒ Manage Certificates ⇒ import .

Internet Explorer 7 IE 7

Download each certificate, then click file ⇒ open.

To see which code-signing certificates are included click tools ⇒ Internet Options ⇒ Content ⇒ Other People.

Internet Explorer 6 IE 6

Download each certificate, then click file ⇒ open.

To see which code-signing certificates are included click tools ⇒ Internet Options ⇒ Content ⇒ Other People.

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To see which code-signing certificates are included click tools ⇒ Internet Options ⇒ Content ⇒ Other People.


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