How to Sign Jar Files with a Common Access Card (CAC)

(Doc ID 2293810.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2017

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Many organizations, most notably the U.S. Department of Defense, provide their users with certificates on smart cards.  This can provide a challenge when trying to sign code or jar files.  This article aims to provide an easy reference for signing jar file with certificates from a Common Access Card (CAC) or similar smart card.


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