Changes between Version 71 and Version 72 of flukes

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01/29/13 12:44:48 (6 years ago)
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    204204 * A private key and a certificate provided by BEN (a .key '''and''' a .crt file) 
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    206 This section explains how to convert these credentials for use with Flukes. It presumes you have one of the credentials described above. A Flukes keystore can contain multiple private key entries. A user can select the key to be used for submitting a specific request at the time of the submission.  
     206This section explains how to convert these credentials for use with Flukes. It presumes you have one of the credentials described above. A Flukes keystore can contain multiple private key entries under different '''aliases'''. A user can select the key to be used for submitting a specific request at the time of the submission.  
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    208208In order to make these credentials usable by Flukes, a user must create a Java JKS keystore and import at least one of the credentials into it. Java's command-line tool for manipulating keystores does not permit importing an existing private key. The easiest way to import a key/certificate is to download a tool like [http://portecle.sourceforge.net/ Portecle]. Portecle is Java-based and works across multiple platforms. Importing a .pem file containing a key and a certificate issued by either Emulab or GPO is straightforward and shown in this [attachment:"Creating Flukes keystore.mov" screen capture]. The process is as follows: