E-WL: Error Importing SSL Certificate using "pskeymanager -import": Errors 'EOFException' or 'Parsing Exception' or 'Input not an X.509 certificate' or 'too big'

(Doc ID 661023.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2013

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.44 to 8.52 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

This document was previously published as Customer Connection Solution 201065498

***Checked for relevance on 19-Jul-2010***


When importing a certificate into the WebLogic keystore, using "pskeymanager -import", you receive an error referring to an 'EOFException' or 'parsing' problem or error  'Input not an X.509 certificate' or 'too big'.  Below are examples of some of the errors you may observe:

            at java.io.DataInputStream.readFully(DataInputStream.javANSWER:268)
            at java.io.DataInputStream.readFully(DataInputStream.javANSWER:242)
            at sun.security.util.DerValue.init(DerValue.javANSWER:374)
            at sun.security.util.DerValue.<init>(DerValue.javANSWER:302)
            at sun.security.provider.X509Factory.parseX509orPKCS7Cert(X509Factory.javANSWER:522)
            at sun.security.provider.X509Factory.engineGenerateCertificates(X509Factory.javANSWER:407)
            at java.security.cert.CertificateFactory.generateCertificates(CertificateFactory.javANSWER:511)
            at sun.security.tools.KeyTool.installReply(KeyTool.javANSWER:1193)
            at sun.security.tools.KeyTool.doCommands(KeyTool.javANSWER:504)
            at sun.security.tools.KeyTool.run(KeyTool.javANSWER:124)
            at sun.security.tools.KeyTool.main(KeyTool.javANSWER:118)
    keytool error: java.security.cert.CertificateException
    Import failed.  Verify that the Certificate Authority that signed 'cert.cer' has been loaded into your keystore 'keystore\pskey'

Or you may receive error:

keytool error: java.lang.Exception: Input not an X.509 certificate

Import failed. Verify that the Certificate Authority that signed 'my-input-file.cer'
has been loaded into your keystore 'C:/peoplesoft/webserv/peoplesoft\keystore/pskey'

Or error:

Keytool Error: java.security.cert.CertificateParsingException: invalid DER-encoded certificate data

Or error:

keytool error: java.security.cert.CertificateException: java.io.IOException: Der
InputStream.getLength(): lengthTag=127, too big.

Or error:

keytool error: java.security.cert.CertificateException: sun.security.pkcs.ParsingException: ObjectIdentifier() -- data isn't an object ID (tag = 48)


Or error:



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