Error When Using Certutil to Create a Directory Proxy Server (DPS) Self-signed Cert - "certutil: unable to generate key(s) : An I/O error occurred during security authorization." (Doc ID 1339039.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 17-May-2013***

Symptoms


Errors running certutil to create a self-signed server certificate for DPS:

/jes/ds/dsee7/bin/certutil -d /jes/ds/host1/alias -P slapd- -x -S -n host1-cert -s cn=host1.company.com,cn=389,st=state,C=US,L=City -t CTu,u,u -v 120
certutil: unable to generate key(s)
: An I/O error occurred during security authorization.

Cause

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