The getCertificateChain() method of java.security.KeyStore class is used to provide the certificate chain for the requested alias. .
public final Certificate getCertificateChain(String alias) throws KeyStoreException
Parameter: This method accepts a parameter alias which is the name of the alias.
Return Value: This method returns the certificate chain for the requested alias if it exists.
Exception: This method throws KeyStoreException if you don’t initialize this keystore.
Note: All the programs in this article won’t run on online IDE as no ‘privatekey’ Keystore exists. You can check this code on the Java compiler on your system. To check this code, create a Keystore ‘privatekey’ on your system and set your own keystore password to access that keystore.
Below are the examples to illustrate the getCertificateChain() method:
Type of certificate at index 0 : X.509
Example 2: For KeyStoreException
Exception thrown : java.security.KeyStoreException: Uninitialized keystore
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