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Playing with KeyPair

Mike Litherland
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Joined: Aug 12, 2004
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Hi,

I have java.security.KeyPairGenerator making RSA KeyPairs for me, but I'm not sure what to do with the encoded data. On my public and private keys I call the getEncoded() method, which returns a binary representation of the key, but how can I turn the binary representation back into a key object? I've been poking around the documentation for about a day without any luck.

Thanks,
Mike

Edit: More generally, if someone knows of a tutorial about working with KeyPairs in java other than the sun standard ones, it would be appreciated. Figuring stuff out from google snippets and API docs isn't exactly fun.

[ November 14, 2005: Message edited by: M Litherland ]

Edit 2: I found an example of getting the key pair back from the encoding here: http://javaalmanac.com/egs/java.security/GetKeyPairBytes.html?l=rel
[ November 14, 2005: Message edited by: M Litherland ]
summer summer
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 16, 2005
Posts: 1
I used to translate .net key file to java key file.
You could learn a lot from this Example

 
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