How to open a keystore


Note: Portecle supports the following keystore types: JKS (normal and case sensitive version), PKCS #12, JCEKS, BKS, UBER, BCFKS, and GNU Keyring. Attempts to open keystore files of any other type will result in an error. See How to create a new keystore for more information about keystore types.

To open a keystore from file:

  1. From the File menu, choose Open Keystore. Alternatively click on the Open Keystore toolbar button:
    Open keystore icon
  2. The Open Keystore dialog will appear.
  3. Select the folder where the keystore file is stored.
  4. Click on the required keystore file or type the filename into the File Name text box.
  5. Click on the Open button.
  6. The Password for Keystore... dialog will appear.
  7. Type in the keystore's password and press the OK button.
  8. The title bar will change to display the keystore's filename and the keystore entries table will be populated with the keystore's entries.

Shortcut key: Ctrl-O.