Error: "Certificate not imported, alias <mykey> already exists" when importing root certificates

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Article ID: 159557

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Data Loss Prevention Enforce

Issue/Introduction

Errors occur when importing the CA Certificate into Tomcat in the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Enforce console.
 

Keytool error: java.lang.Exception: Certificate not imported, alias <mykey> already exists

Resolution

When importing a new certificate into Tomcat (DLP Enforce console) the alias must be unique.

  • In the case of tomcat the alias must be tomcat
  • It is best to create a new keystore file for this purpose

See How to create a SSL certificate signed by a trusted Certificate Authority