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Error creating Certificate Database


Article ID: 7261


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CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On SOA Security Manager (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign-On


When configuring LDAP User Directory Over SSL from the documentation :

We need to Create the Certificate Database Files with the following command :

certutil -N -d certificate_database_directory


But on my installation, if fails with the error :

certutil: function failed: The certificate/key database is in an old, unsupported format.

How can I fix this ?


Component: SMPLC


You need to create manually the directory before running the command.

For example on Windows : mkdir C:\certdb

Then running the command certutil -N -d C:\certdb works and it asks you for a password to encrypt your keys