You use specific JDK security tools and commands to set security policies on your local system and create applications that can work within the scope of the security policies set at remote sites.
The following sections describe the security tools and commands used to set security policies and to create applications:
keytool: You use the
keytoolcommand and options to manage a keystore (database) of cryptographic keys, X.509 certificate chains, and trusted certificates.
jarsigner: You use the
jarsignertool to sign and verify Java Archive (JAR) files.
The following sections describe the Kerberos security tools and commands for Windows systems:
kinit: You use the
kinittool and its options to obtain and cache Kerberos ticket-granting tickets.
klist: You use the
klisttool to display the entries in the local credentials cache and key table.
ktab: You use the
ktabtool to manage the principal names and service keys stored in a local key table.