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.

Goal

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.
 

Solution

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