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Store PrivateKey PublicKey in DB

Lasse Bergstr�m

Joined: Mar 15, 2005
Posts: 2

I am trying to store PrivateKey and PublicKey objects in a MySQL database. From an example in another post here at the forum:

The code example from that posts are:

Use the getEncoded() method to get the byte[] from the keys. To go the other way, getting an RSAPublicKey or RSAPrivateKey from a byte[], use the appropriate KeyFactory methods and encoded key specs, e.g. for RSAPrivateKey

and for RSAPublicKey

I succeed in storing and retreiving the private key as in the first example. But when I try the public key conversion from byte array to a PublicKey object I get the following exception:

Somebody have a clue why the PublicKey example does not work?

Best regards

greg stark
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Joined: Aug 10, 2006
Posts: 220
I cannot be sure without looking at the file in question. I would have to guess that the encoded public key is not in the correct format or has simply been retrieved incorrectly.

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