Password for "cacerts" - Java System Keystore

Q

What is the password for the Java default trusted keystore file: "cacerts"? The Java Keytool prompts me for a password when I try to access it.

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A

The default password for the Java trusted keystore file is "changeit", as shown in the following tutorial:

C:\Users\fyicenter>"\Program Files\java\jre7\bin\keytool" -list
-keystore "\Program Files\java\jre7\lib\security\cacerts"

Enter keystore password: changeit

Keystore type: JKS
Keystore provider: SUN

Your keystore contains 79 entries

digicertassuredidrootca, Apr 16, 2008, trustedCertEntry,
Certificate fingerprint (SHA1):
05:63:B8:63:0D:62:D7:5A:BB:C8:AB:1E:4B:DF:B5:A8:99:B2:4D:43
...

 

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