Update: that worked to the point where I could reproduce the error from my Slack box. Onward!
On Dec 4, 2010 9:14 AM, "Eric at Lucii.org" <firstname.lastname@example.org
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> I'd just use the Sun java - you don't even have to remove the OpenJDK.
> If your Boy Scout camp Ubuntu is newer than 7.04 just go here...
> ... and start with the paragraph that begins: "To get Sun closed source..."
> update-java-alternatives is your friend as you can quickly switch over.
> On 12/04/2010 07:56 AM, Bill East wrote:
>> So I have a VPN that uses client certificates to authenticate, it is
>> supposed to support Linux. In addition to SSL, it uses a Java module to
>> create a virtual interface on the box for networking. On my Slackware
>> box with JRE I was able to use the Java Control Panel to import the
>> certificate and got to a point where it was pretty clear that the
>> problem was on the VPN side - at which point their tech support told me
>> they don't support Slackware. So I haul out the boy scout camp Ubuntu
>> box and bring that up, to discover it's using OpenJDK and the IcedTea
>> pluging for Firefox. No Control Panel. It does have the CLI keytool, but
>> if I try "keytool -importcert -file filename.p12" it complains that the
>> file is not an X.509 certificate. The nerve. The OpenJDK GUI tool in
>> Preferences doesn't seem to have a way to import the certificate.
>> So I guess the question is, is there a simple way to talk OpenJDK into
>> using my p12 cert, or should I rip-and-replace it with JRE and try to go
>> at it that way?
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