Java Control Panel on Mac - Export Certificate

Q

How to export a certificate out of certificate keystores managed by Java Control Panel on Mac computers?

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A

If you want to export certificate out of certificate keystores managed by Java Control Panel on Mac computers, follow these steps:

1. Start "Java Control Panel" in "System Preferences".

2. Click "Security" tab, then "Manage Certificates..." button. You see the certificate manager.

3. Change "Certificate Type" to "Secure Site CA", and click "System" tab.

4. Select the first certificate "SwissSign Platinum CA - G2" and click "Export" button. Save the certificate file to "SwissSign_CA.pem".

5. Open "SwissSign_CA.pem" in a text editor:

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
MIIFwTCCA6mgAwIBAgIITrIAZwwDXU8wDQYJKoZIhvcNAQEFBQAwSTELMAkGA1UEBhMCQ0gxFTAT
BgNVBAoTDFN3aXNzU2lnbiBBRzEjMCEGA1UEAxMaU3dpc3NTaWduIFBsYXRpbnVtIENBIC0gRzIw
HhcNMDYxMDI1MDgzNjAwWhcNMzYxMDI1MDgzNjAwWjBJMQswCQYDVQQGEwJDSDEVMBMGA1UEChMM
U3dpc3NTaWduIEFHMSMwIQYDVQQDExpTd2lzc1NpZ24gUGxhdGludW0gQ0EgLSBHMjCCAiIwDQYJ
...
-----END CERTIFICATE-----

Note that "Java Control Panel" save exported certificate file in PEM (Base64 encoded binary) format.

 

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