On Mon, Nov 27, 2006, Isvaran Krishnamurthy wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a requirement to read a PEM file and import it in to a java JKS
> store.
> I am looking at a pure java solution (no JNI / library dependancy).
> I need to know the format of the PEM file and the relationship between
> each entry in the PEM file (if any).
> I tried to find documentation of the PEM format on the web to no avail.
> I would greatly appreciate it if any of you fine folks would help me out
> by providing info on the PEM file format.

There is extensive information in the pem manual page describing the main
format, the encoded structures and the various types of encryption used. This
is in every OpenSSL distribution or at:


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