Some Trusted Certificates Could Not be Installed - Unable to Import Trusted Certificate into Oracle Wallet

(Doc ID 468102.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 10, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Security Service - Version: 9.2.0 to
This problem can occur on any platform.


You are not able to import your trusted CA(Certificate Authority) certificate in to Oracle Wallet using OWM(Oracle Wallet Manager) or orapki command line utility.

1. While using 9i OWM version 3.0, you get the below error,

"Trusted Certificate Installation failed. Input was not a valid certificate"

2. While using 10g OWM, you get the below error,

"Some trusted certificates could not be installed"

3. However, you are successfully able to import the trusted certificate using 11g OWM.

4. mkwallet  fails to display the certificate

D:\temp\>mkwallet -q trustedCA.cer

Oracle Wallet Commandline Tool for 32-bit Windows: Version - Production on 22-NOV-2007 13:16:39

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Failed to retrieve certificate

5. orapki displays certificate successfully, however it fails while importing the certificate into wallet.


You are trying to create a wallet by importing the your trusted CA certificate into Oracle Wallet.


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