Changes between Version 77 and Version 78 of flukes

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01/30/13 13:48:28 (6 years ago)
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    206206This 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 alias to be used for submitting a specific request at the time of the submission.  
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     208A note on storing the various files (.key, .pem, .p12, .jks): since these represent secrets belonging to you, it is best to store them in a single directory (e.g. $HOME/.ssl) that only you are allowed to read and write. 
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    208210In 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 [http://youtu.be/-iTmgdNSJgk screen capture]. The process is as follows: