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Renew Java Code Signing Certificate Purchased Through Thawte Certificate Center (TCC) or Thawte Certificate Center Enterprise (TCCE)

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Perform the following steps to renew a Java Code Signing certificate:

Step 1 - Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) File:

Before renewing a Java Code Signing certificate, a new Certificate Signing Request (CSR) file is required.  For instructions to generate a new CSR:

Generate Keystore and CSR for Java Code Signing Certificate:
See solution ID:  SO3186
 

Step 2 - Submit CSR for Renewal Certificate:

Perform the following steps to renew a Java Code Signing certificate using the CSR created from step 1:

  1. Log into the appropriate account:

    Thawte Certificate Center (TCC)
    Thawte Certificate Center Enterprise (TCCE)
     
  2. Select the Java Code Signing certificate, then click the Renew button
     
  3. Follow the wizard to renew the certificate.

    Note: When opening the CSR file, ensure to use a plain text editor (ex. Notepad, Vi) to copy and paste when prompted to in the wizard.