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2755238 - How to convert a certificate into the appropriate format with OpenSSL


Your business requires a different certificate format other than Base64 encoded X.509. OpenSSL Tool can be used to convert the certificates into the appropriate format.

Note: OpenSSL is an open source tool that is not provided or supported by SAP.



  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java
  • OpenSSL Tool


SAP NetWeaver all versions


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