Cryptography Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 5.33, by Dr. Herong Yang
PKCS#8/X.509 Private/Public Encoding Standards
This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on PKCS#8 and X.509 key encoding standards. Topics include PKCS#8 standard for private key encoding; X.509 standard for public key encoding; PKCS8EncodedKeySpec and X509EncodedKeySpec classes to decode encoded keys; JcaKeyFactoryTest.java test program to read and convert keys back from encoded key files.
Sample programs listed in this chapter have been tested with JDK 1.3 to 1.6.
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