keytool error java.lang.exception: key pair not generated, alias <webutil2> already exists (Doc ID 739605.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 02, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 9.0.4.0.19 to 11.0.0 [Release 9.0.4.0 to 11.0.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 05-Oct-2012***
Checked for relevance on 02-Nov-2015

Symptoms

When trying to sign the file jacob.jar, the following message appears in the command window

<path>\webutil_106\java\sign_webutil_jacob.jar
Generating a self signing certificate for key webutil2...
keytool error java.lang.exception: key pair not generated, alias <webutil2> already exists

There were warnings or errors while generating a self signing certificate. Please review them.
.
Backing up jacob.jar as jacob.jar.old...
1 file(s) copied.
Signing jacob.jar using key=webutil2...
.... successfully done

Cause

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