For test purposes, you can create a signing key pair to sign a MIDLet. The Keystores Manager administers this task, as described in the remainder of this topic.The key pair consists of two keys:
A private key that is used to create a digital signature, or certificate.
A public key that can be used by anyone to verify the authenticity of the signature.
To deploy on a device, you must obtain a signing key pair from a certificate authority recognized by the device. You can also import keys from an existing Java SE platform keystore.
The following topics describe the user interface:
You can also use the command line tools described in Command Line Security Features.