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sequence wrong size for a certificate

Akram Chotu
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Joined: Apr 18, 2006
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I am using below lines of code to convert a .cer file to its encoded format (not base64 encoded) :

However when I try the reverse process of converting back to .cer file using below code:

then I am getting error like java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: sequence wrong size for a certificate

I tried with Sun's default JCE Provider but not avail. Any thoughts?

greg stark
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Joined: Aug 10, 2006
Posts: 220
You have clearly not stored a certificate in my_binary.cer but rather only the public key. You should change the line to

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